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2008-09-11 03:00:22

The Iranian energy ministry has announced plans for the construction of hydroelectric dams and power stations in 10 countries, reported IRINN. Rasoul Zargar, the deputy minister for water and wastewater affairs at the Iranian energy ministry, said: "Iran is also involved in a joint venture with Azerbaijan for building a dam and hydropower plant. Preliminary studies for the construction of a dam and hydropower plant on the Aras River in Armenia are also underway." The Iranian energy...

2008-06-24 06:02:56

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Moscow, 24 June: Iran's Deputy Energy Minister and Armenia's Energy and Natural Resources Minister signed two Memoranda of Understandings (MOUs) on construction of a hydro-electric power plant on Aras River. According to a report by Islamic Republic of Iran's Embassy in Armenia on Monday, Rasul Zargar, Iran's Deputy Energy Minister in Water Affairs, discussed the outlook of cooperation between Iran and...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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