The delegate of Iran declared he was surprised by the magnitude of the debate wich erupted when the Committee approched the subject regarding the protection of world heritage sites in conflict zone. Under this circumstances, the delegation of Iran is going to take into consideretion all the views expresed in the Committee.
The delegation of Iran stressed that we should not underestimate the importance of world heritage sites as they provide us a common past and a shared identity.
However, the delegation of Iran do not suport a full military intervention. The delegation believes that a limited military intervention of the UN peacemaking will sufice. Furthermore, there are other measures that could be taken which will surely have a full impact, such as extended border control in order to prevent cultural assets from crossing the border, providing more funds for the World Heritage Fund and the extension of educational programs.