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Iran, Iraq, Syria to cooperate on sandstorms

Sandstorms have pummeled the region this year, particularly Iraq.
A man stands on the bank of the Shatt al-Arab waterway, formed at the confluence of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, in Iraq's southern city of Basra on May 23, 2022, during a sandstorm sweeping the country.

Iran, Iraq and Syria have pledged to work together on the sandstorms plaguing the region. 

The official Islamic Republic News Agency reported yesterday that Iran’s Department of the Environment signed a memorandum of understanding on combating the storms with Syria. The department will sign another memorandum with Iraq in July, according to the agency. 

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