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New Ambassador of the Netherlands visited Tehran Peace Museum

AmbDouma1On Wednesday 23 October 2013, H.E Mr. Johannes Douma, new ambassador of the kingdom of the Netherlands visited Tehran Peace Museum ,together with his spouse and the first secretary, Mr. John van der Zende.

Following his visit and during a meeting with museum's staff and volunteers, chemical warfare survivors, who volunteer for TPM expressed their appreciation to the government and people of the Netherlands for medical care of the CW victims during Iran-Iraq war and for conducting trial for the companies and individuals who helped Sadam's regime in producing and usage of chemical weapons in 1980s. They also mentioned that as the Netherlands hosts OPCW (Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) and also INMP (International Network of Museums for Peace) secretariat in The Hague, TPM's relations with Holland is so important. They also presented a brief report of the museum’s educational programs to the ambassador Douma.

Ambassador Douma, admired TPM's activities and its humanitarian goals and that he would support the museum to be in contact with related institutes in the Netherlands.

To see the photos of this visit click here.