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Push for Iraq's Serious Engagement in Firefighting at Border Wetland

Push for Iraq's Serious Engagement in Firefighting at Border WetlandPush for Iraq's Serious Engagement in Firefighting at Border Wetland

President Hassan Rouhani has directed the Foreign Ministry to push for greater cooperation from the Iraqi government to help contain a protracted fire at a wetland straddling the common border.
"Head of the Department of Environment Isa Kalantari recently wrote a letter to Rouhani about the continuing blaze on the Iraqi side of the Hour al-Azim wetland and problems arising from it," said Ahmadreza Lahijanzadeh, director of the DOE's office in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, where the embattled wetland is located.
 

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