Nalbandian: Racism and racial discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance grossly violate human dignity and give rise to tensions within and between societies. That is why the fight against them became one of the main priorities of our chairmanship.
by Karina Manukyan
The ecological corridors for animals migration will be created at the Armenian-Iranian border.
As press-service of Armenia's Nature Protection Ministry reported, during his official visit to Iran, Aram Harutyunyan, Nature Protection Minister of Armenia, met with Ms. Masoumeh Ebtekar, Vice President of Iran and head of Iran's Environmental Protection Organization.
They discussed the cooperation between both countries on environmental issues, and their future plans. The parties recorded that relations between the two countries have strengthened with respect to environment protection, and that the process has begun for creating the Friendship and Peace Park, on the common border of the two states. Harutyunyan said that the Armenian party has already planned creation of the six ecological corridors in Meghri. They also made an arrangement on participation of Armenian specialists in international scientific conference on Urmia lake.
Aram Harutyunyan also met with Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian of Iran. The interlocutors discussed the prospects for alternative energy development in Armenia and in Iran, and the pollution issue of the Araks River which flows between the two countries.