The efficient use of considerable potential of Armenian-Iranian cooperation in environmental protection sphere was signified


Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan had a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Seyyed Kazem Sajjad. Addressing the Ambassador, the Minister of Nature Protection stated that there is great potential for cooperation between Armenia and Iran in environmental protection sector, however this is not fully used, thus expressed Armenia's willingness to share the experience apropos of separate environmental issues: the establishment of climate and environmental payment system with friendly Iran.
Ambassador Seyyed Kazem Sajjad, extending a vote of thanks for the meeting, in turn, attached significance to buildout of cooperation between two states.
  At the meeting it was made reference to the creation of "Friendship and Peace Park" on the border of two countries, accomplished works of importing three individuals of Red Deer into Armenia with the support of the Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE), as well as the procedure of providing fauna monitoring equipment to Iran by Armenia.
 Besides the parties considered the issues concerning water quality, monitoring and full revealing of discharge sources of Arax river.