Baghdad, Iraq, June 14, 2020: Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi met with the Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sports Adnan Dirjal on Sunday and discussed the shaping of bilateral relations in sport through national and international sports federations.
Masjedi said Iran's stadiums and sports venues were ready to admit Iraqi teams and to hold training camps and sports competitions in the conditions following the lifting of the coronavirus restrictions.
Approving Iran's capacities and facilities in the field of sports, the Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sports also supported the participation of Iranian companies in the construction and equipping of the country's sports venues and said that a decision on the possibility of holding and continuing sports competitions at the national level would be made soon.
In the past month, since the formation of the new Iraqi government, the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Baghdad has met with the new Iraqi Prime Minister as well as with Iraqi ministers of Interior, Defence, Transportation, Labour and Social Affairs, Roads and Urban with the aim of strengthening and developing political, economic, cultural and social ties between the two countries.
Source: Iran Press – International News Agency