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Iran, China sign translation agreement

09 May 2011 [08:30] - TODAY.AZ
Iran and China signed a cultural agreement for the translation of the classic and modern works of Chinese literature into Persian and vice-versa, Press TV reported.

The agreement was signed by Iran's Islamic Culture and Relations Organization and a Chinese cultural delegation headed by Beijing's Ambassador to Tehran Yu Hongyang.

Mohammad-Reza Dehshiri, deputy head of Islamic Culture and Relations Organization for research and educational affairs, said the agreement facilitates the translation and publication of Iranian and Chinese classic and modern literature and university and educational books.

He further expressed hope that the agreement will promote the relations of the two great eastern cultures of Iran and China.

Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini also held a meeting with the Chinese delegation in which he stressed the importance of the agreement in enhancing Tehran-Beijing cultural relations.


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