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Iran Urges Closer Cooperation among GECF members

Irans Vice President for Economic Affairs Mohammad Nahavandian has called for further cooperation and coordination among Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) member states.

He said GECF members play a pivotal role in the development of a sustainable world, Iran"s SHANA news agency reported.

"It is necessary that this potential be utilized through cooperation and partnership to further boost the growth, development and welfare of member states as well as other countries," he said.

He noted that Iran has had a successful experience with regards to the utilization of natural gas as 95 percent of the country"s population now have access to this source of energy.

Nahavandian added Iran has also been successful in replacing air-polluting fuels with natural gas in the transportation and electricity generation sectors. The vice president noted that natural gas now accounts for 70% of the fuels used by Iranians.

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