Feb 18, 2019, 5:35 PM
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Belarusian ambassador calls for football cooperation with Iran

Tehran, Feb 18, IRNA – Belarusian ambassador to Iran Yuri Ivanovic Lazarcic said his country is eager to cooperate with Iran in the area of sports, particularly football.

He made the remarks in a meeting with President of Iran’s Football Federation Mehdi Taj in Tehran on Monday.

Noting that the two countries have good trade, political, cultural and commercial relations, the ambassador said that Belarus also wants enhanced sports relations with Iran.

The envoy appreciated the performance of Iran’s national football team at 2018 Russia World Cup, saying Iran played very good although it was placed in a very difficult group.

He also said that Iran displayed very good games during 2019 AFC Asian Games.

The President of Iran’s Football Federation, said for his part that cooperation on holding joint camps and friendly games in beach soccer can serve as a good beginning for expansion of sports relations between the two countries.

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