Armenia, Iran keen on developing cooperation in sports

Iranian Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Masoud Soltanifar says that they want to expand ties with Armenia,Persian Football reports.

Soltanifar met with Armenian ambassador to Tehran Artashes Tumanyan in Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs’ headquarters on Monday.

“Armenia has a high economic potential and two countries have had good relations in the field of culture,” Soltanifar said.

“I suggest that the sport teams from the two countries meet each  other in the current year and we can take advantage of our capacities. Iran and Armenia football teams can play each other according to their respective federations’ schedule,” he added.

“Iran and Armenia can develop their ties in the various areas focusing on women’s football development, coaching, and youth sports,” Soltanifar said.

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