Larijani urges prohibition of animal hunt

TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – Iran’s parliament speaker has urged prohibition of all forms of animal hunting to protect the nature and prevent species extinction.

On Monday, Ali Larijani at ceremony honoring Iranian environmental police officers suggested prohibition of hunting for around four to five years.

He described environmental issues as essential for the country and said that protecting environment plays important role in the nature balance.

He pointed to some industrial developments which lead to damages to the nature and said that some species have been extincted due to recent industrial changes.

Larijani asserted that nature violation disturbs its balance and brings about tension and urged for more attention to prevent illegal hunting and nature exploitation.

Iran held Environmental Police Officer Honoring Ceremony to praise the Iranian environmental officers for their tough job.

By Mehr News Agency

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