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16:22 | 2012-09-03


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Minister: Iran Ready to Set Up Culture House in Palestine

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran on Monday offered to open a culture house in Palestine and produce cine films on the Palestinian agonies and sufferings.

"We are ready to pave the ground for the Palestinian people to become familiar with Iran and the Iranian nation's experiences through exchange of views or opening a culture house and sending different groups (to Palestine)," Iranian Culture Minister Seyed Mohammad Hosseini said in a meeting in Tehran on Monday with Palestinian Culture Minister in Gaza Strip Mohammed al-Madhoun.

Hosseini stressed that Iran is also eager to produce different films to show the Palestinian nation's innocence, pains and agonies to the world.

To display the Israeli crimes and aggressions against the Palestinians, Iran has already produced several movies, including 'The Saturday's Hunter' and it also plans to produce two other movies named 'Breathing with the Air' and 'Sleeping on Stones' on the Palestinian issue, he said.

Iran has taken different cultural steps to help the Palestinian people to inform the world of their worries, pains and sufferings.

Iran's Cartoon House in February announced plans to hold a cartoon contest in support of the Global March to Jerusalem, a movement for the freedom of the Holy Quds.

Iran's Cartoon House, an internationally well known art organization, held the cartoon contest in support of the Global March to Jerusalem (GMJ) and the march of the representatives of various nations towards occupied Palestine's borders, titled as 'International Return to Home Cartoon Contest 2012'.

Iran's Cartoon House is well know among the peace activists of world due to its support to the Palestinian cause by holding cartoon contest and exhibitions; among which International cartoon contest on Gaza at 2008.