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Reviewing cooperation with Iran

Graziano da Silva meets the country's Minister for Jihad-e-Agriculture

2 July 2017, Rome - FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, today met with Mahmoud Hojjati, Minister for Jihad-e-Agriculture of Iran, in Rome to attend the organization's 40th Conference (3-8 July). 

Both principals discussed joint cooperation, including efforts to tackle Red Palm Weevil infestations. 

Watch the Minister’s remarks following the meeting: