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Iran Archeological Seminar held in Japan

Beijing, The 18th annual Archeological Seminar for the Iranian Archeology was held with the attendance of 80 Japanese researchers in Tokyo on Saturday evening.

The seminar was organized by Iran embassy in Japan.

Members of Iran-Japan cultural center, Ancient Orient Museum, Tokai and Jogakuen universities also attended the event.

Iran amabassador to Japan Morteza Rahmani Movahed said archeological and cultural cooperation will pave the way for developing relations between the two countries.

'By the remaining works from the archeological explorations in Silk Road, we can recognize the cultural interactions between Iranian and Japanese artists and craftsmen,' he said.

The ancient works in Yushukan Museum, Nara City indicate good relations between Iranian and Japanese people, he added.

Rahmani Movahed referred to the 90th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Iran and Japan slated to be commemorated next year.

Some Japanese archeology professors presented articles in the seminar. Professor Seiro Harura presented an article on history of Izeh, Khuzestan Province.

Professor Takuro Adachi elaborated on the Iron Age in Jalalieh hills, Gilan. Professor Tomohiko Okano , for his part, presented an article on reviewing China ceramics trade in the Persian Gulf.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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