Dec 29, 2017, 12:33 AM
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Iran, Iraq ministers highlight boosting sports cooperation

Tehran, Dec 29, IRNA – Iranian and Iraqi minister of sports and youth hailed the two countries’ religious, cultural and social commonalities, underlined expansion of sports collaboration.

Iranian Minister of Sports and Youth Masoud Soltanifar said in a press conference with his visiting Iraqi counterpart Abdul-Hussein Abdul Redha Abtaan in Olympic Hotel in Tehran that now political grounds are ready for promoting cultural and sports cooperation between the two countries.

Touring the Iranian sports and academic centers on Thursday, the Iraqi minister of youth and sports and his accompanying delegation held various talks on boosting sports cooperation, he said.

Soltanifar hoped that the meetings will prepare the ground for enhancing cultural and sports relations between the two countries.


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