Dec 17, 2013, 6:17 PM
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Turkish national handball team due in Iran for friendly matches

Tehran, Dec 17, IRNA – Turkish national men's handball team will travel to Iran on December 25 for two friendly matches with Iranian players.

Deniz Hakki Tanin, Foreign Relations Manager of the Turkish Handball Federation, said on Tuesday that the Turkish team, that will be in Iran on a four-day visit on an invitation by Iranian Handball Federation, will face Iranian national handball team.

He said the friendly game will serve as a warm-up for Iranian team which is scheduled to take part in Asian Men's Handball Championships, and for the Turkish team that will attend the the 23rd Men's Handball World Championship.

He added that Turkish Handball Federation officials will accompany the Turkish team in Tehran, with an aim of holding talks with Iranian officials and signing a contract for future cooperation.

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