Sep 6, 2000, 12:01 AM
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billion 4 dlrs at estimated losses Drought :minister Agriculture said Kalantari Issa Agriculture of Minister -- IRNA 6, Sept Tehran, at estimated been has drought to due losses the that Wednesday here .billion four dlrs for representative Commercial Australian the with meeting a In the Dubai, in based is who Billis, Roger Ocean Indian and East Middle the in unprecedented is drought the of severity the that said minister .years 30 past and commercial of expansion stressed also officials two The is minister aquiculture The .Australia and Iran between ties economic .Committee Iran-Australia joint the of chairman the its altered has .S.U the until that added minister agriculture The any of hope no be can there pistachios, Iranian on tariffs excessive .ties trade and commercial surplus the from aside set be will billion one dlrs said Kalantari paper including projects, several of expansion for revenues oil in Factory Cane Sugar Khomeini Imam to affiliated factory production .plant production machinery agricultural an and Khuzestan ties bilateral in satisfaction expressed official Australian The two the between ties strengthening of prospect the called and .'bright' as countries NB/AH End