TEHRAN, April 18 (Mehr News Agency) -- The Iran National Library and Archive will sign memorandums of understanding with libraries in several Asian and European countries in near future, INLA director Ali-Akbar Ash'ari told ISNA.
INLA will sign the MOUs with Austria, Macedonia, China and Ukraine in the near future to boost cultural ties between Iran and the other countries, he said.
The director of the Austrian National Library and the delegation will travel Tehran to visit INLA and sign agreements with the library in the near future, he said.
Despite the negative propaganda of the western media, Iran is ready to sign agreements with other countries to manifest Iran's capabilities and present a true picture of the country, he mentioned.
He went on to say that Macedonia, China and Ukraine also have announced their interest in increased cooperation with Iran and currently, INLA is consulting with them to reach an agreement.
Previously, Ash'ari announced that Iran has active academic relations with libraries in 18 Asian, 13 European and three African countries as well as the United States Library of Congress.
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