15 May 2019 - 23:43
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Iran envoy calls for sport cooperation with Hungary

Belgrade, May 15, IRNA - Iranian ambassador to Hungary on Wednesday called for improvement of all-out ties with Hungary, in particular, in the field of sport.

The Iranian embassy in Hungary is ready to help promotion of cooperation between the two countries in sport field, Iranian Ambassador to Budapest Gholam-Ali Rajabi Yazdi said.

He made the remarks in a meeting with Iran's horseback archery team.

Cooperation in sport field can promote all-out ties between the Iranian and Hungarian nations, the envoy added, referring to the two nations' cultural and historical commonalities.

He also called for promotion of ancient Iranian sports, including the horseback archery.

The envoy also described export of Iranian horses to the European countries, including Hungary as another field of cooperation.

The Iranian horseback archery team is in Budapest to attend an international horseback archery championship which is held from 16-19 May, 2019.

Over 66 athletes from 14 countries compete in this championship. The Iranian team is attending the event with 6 athletes.

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