Oslo, Tehran after stronger environmental coop.

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TEHRAN, Mar. 29 (MNA) – Norwegian climate minister has stressed the importance of expanding cooperation between Iran and Norway in promoting environmental agreements and reducing pollution caused by oil and gas industry.

Iran's Ambassador to Norway Mohammad Hassan Habibolahzadeh and Minister of Climate and the Environment of Norway Vidar Helgesen met in Oslo and shared views over environmental issues.

At the meeting, Norway’s Helgesen pointed to the significance of Tehran-Oslo collaborations for implementation of international environmental accords stressing the need for bilateral cooperation in the field of environment both at bilateral and international levels.

Norway's environment minister deemed commonalities of the two countries in oil and gas sector as a good opportunity to exchange experiences and exercise effort to reduce pollution of the industry by carbon emissions.

Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran, for his part, referred to trans-national and global dimensions of environmental issues and touched upon some venues for cooperation between the two countries in the field of the environment.

He further voiced readiness of the Iranian side to conduct and exchange joint scientific research between Iranian and Norwegian environmental institutions.

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