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Iran ready to cooperate in demining operations around world

Tehran, Iran says it's prepared to cooperate with other countries in their demining missions.

'Iran now has the uptodate demining knowhow, that it acquired itself, and is prepared to share its experiences with other countries,' said Gholam Hossein Dehghani, Iran Foreign Ministry's Director General for Legal and International Affairs, addressing the International and Humanitarian Demining meeting in Tehran on Tuesday.

'Inauguration of an international demining training school in Iran can be a big step in this regard,' he added.

The official stressed that Iran, itself a victim of mines, has made lots of efforts to clear parts of its soil from land mines.

Dehghani criticized international organizations for not aiding the country as they should, expressing hope they cooperate sereiously.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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