Oct 31, 2001, 12:01 AM
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planes Tupolov build to plan mulling Iran says Khatami Topolov produce to plan a mulling is Iran -- IRNA 31, Oct Tehran, countries, other several and Russia of cooperation the with planes .Wednesday here said Khatami Mohammad President countries' regional other several and Iran meet to hope We" the among are which Tupolovs manufacturing by respect this in needs of tour a during said he "world, the in planes passenger modern most .Airport International Mehrabad the at base control air Iran's .project the of details the on more elaborate not did Khatami its reconstruct to efforts Iran's of part was plan the said He ".problems major from suffering is" which fleet aviation of purchase including plans, several mulling is government The" seats 15,000 for demand meet to planes, second-hand or new brand legal and political adding said, Khatami "fleet, aviation its in .bid the hindering however, were, problems of sanctions economic unilateral under is Republic Islamic The rejuvenating from country the prevented have which States, United the .Boeings -made.S.U the of consisting mostly fleet, aviation aging its aerial its of one-third only using is said, he country, The servicing its in backwardness of because capacity transport .sector capabilities aviation technical Iran's praised however, Khatami, spoken-of most the among" is country the saying crew, aerial its and and technical as well as pilots skilled its of view in countries ".crew maintenance as well as position geopolitical prominent Iran's given said He destinations, geographical four the of crossroads the on location its .capacities traffic passenger its increase could country the Mehrabad the of department customs the of tour a in Later, to intending was Republic Islamic the that said Khatami Airport, for formalities customs of implementation swift and safe a ensure .traders foreign and Iranian saying laws, customs country's the of reshuffle a for called He introducing through tape red facilitate to working was government the .parliament the to bills new in Khatami accompanying was who Khorram, Ahmad Minister Transport 14,000 providing is fleet aviation Iranian the that said tour, the for is demand real country's the while flights, daily its in seats .seats 29,000 BH/RR End