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Minister: Scientific sanctions countering human rights

Beijing, Minister of Science, Research and Technology Mansour Gholami said on Sunday that science and technology are an international phenomenon and belongs to world people and slapping any sanctions on scientific and economic issues run counter to human rights and development.

The Iranian minister made the remarks in the 15th conference on 'Science and Technology in Society' in Tokyo where he underlined the significant role of international education, exchange of academic cooperation to help broaden scientific and technological development.

In the meeting, the Iranian minister also briefed audience of latest Iran's achievement in development of academic centers.

Gholami also delivered a keynote speech on climate change.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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