Iran, South Korea unveil joint postage stamp

TEHRAN, Oct. 24 (MNA) – A joint postage stamp called ‘Shilla and Persia’ has been issued by the Republic of Korea and the Islamic Republic of Iran in a bid to promote cultural cooperation.

The stamp is issued to commemorate the implementation of a 2016 cultural cooperation agreement and to mark the year 2017 which was named as the year of cultural cooperation between the two nations, IRNA reported.

The postage stamp shows Shilla, a Korean stone lion that dates back to the 8th and 9th centuries and the Achaemenid Persian Lion Rhyton.

The two countries have a long history of relations which date back to 1,500 years ago.

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