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Ceremony to mark the Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Weapons

UNIC OIC Mohammad Moghadam reading the SG’s message on the occasion of the Day of
Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Weapons for participants at Peace Museum of Tehran

On the occasion of the Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Weapons, the Society for Chemical Weapons Victims Support (SCWVS) and Tehran Peace Museum in cooperation with UNIC-Tehran organized a ceremony at Peace Museum of Tehran located in Parke Shahr (City Park) in downtown Tehran on 29 April 2013.


Head of Peace Museum of Tehran Mr. Mohammad Reza Taghipour Moghadam irrigating a just
planted olive sapling on the occasion of the Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical
Weapons at Park-e Shahr (City Park) in Tehran

UNIC Officer-in-Charge Mohammad R. Moghadam read UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message. Then the message of Vice President and Head of Martyrs Foundation Mr. Massoud Zaribafan was delivered. The programme continued by a video clip showing the trend of using chemical weapons from WWI all the way to Iran-Iraq war.


A veteran of Iran-Iraq war delivering the message of victims of Iraqi chemical attacks

Then a chemically wounded veteran of Iran-Iraq war delivered the message of victims of Iraqi chemical attacks. The programme ended by planting an olive sapling at Park-e Shahr in commemoration of 29 April.


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