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Defense minister: Caspian Sea is Sea of Peace and Friendship

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, May 13, IRNA -- Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi has descrinbed Caspean Sea as a Sea of Peace and Friendship.

He made the remarks in ceremony of constructing a coastal waterway in Ramsar, west of Mazandaran province.

Pointing to different economic and trade aspects of the project, Vahidi said Iran attaches importance to the strategic aspect of the waterway.

Appreciating those involved in implementation of the project, he said such a project can activate and stabilize domestic products and support national labour and invertment.

The minister outlined the positive impacts of the project and said it will help expedite the development of the region, create job opportunities, lessen traffic jam and support tourism.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 1017901

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