Iran and Soviet Union Inaugurate Work on Aras River Dams
Construction work for two dams on the Aras River were inaugurated on 15November by Iranian and Soviet officials. The $538mn joint project is part of a$6bn economic, trade, scientific and technical cooperation agreement signed byIran and the Soviet Union in June 1989 (for full text of agreement, see MEES, 10July 1989). The Aras River is a natural boundary between Iran and SovietAzerbaijan. Iran's Minister...
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