By John Lee.
Iraq and Iran have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to help tackle the major dust storms that have afflicted the region.
It was signed by the Head of Iran's Environment Department, Ali Salajegheh [Selajgeh], and Iraq's Minister for the Environment, Jasesim Al-Falahi [Jassim Abdel Aziz Hammadi] during a meeting in Tehran on Thursday.
Salajegheh said that Iranian scientists have produced a new eco-friendly mulch which have produced good results both in laboratory and field experiments.
(Sources: Iranian Ministry of the Environment, IRNA)