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Massoumeh Ebtekar

Sanctions threaten Iran climate efforts: vice president

TEHRAN: Iran's vice president and environment chief, Massoumeh Ebtekar, has told AFP that the West's failure to fully implement the nuclear deal and lift sanctions are endangering her country's efforts to meet climate targets. In an exclusive interview, Ebtekar said Iran had already seen temperatures rise by 1.5 degrees over the past 20 years, and urgently needed to work with international partners. "We're facing the consequences of climate change already in Iran. It's not a matter of the future, it's a matter of…