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Brazilian sport minister to visit Iran

Tehran, Minister of Sport and Youth of Brazil Leandro Cruz said he is to visit Iran, adding that Iran and Brazil may have ideal relations in the field of sport.

President of Iran's Wushu Federation and member of world presiding board of Wushu Mehdi Alinejad met with Brazilian Minister of Sports and Youth Leandro Cruz during 7th World Junior Wushu Championships in Brasilia, Brazil.

Alinejad appreciated supports of the minister for hosting the championships, and said that Iranian ambassador has told him that Iran's Minister of Youth and Sports Masoud Soltanifar have invited him to pay a visit to Iran.

The Brazilian minister confirmed the news, and said that in an appropriate time will visit Iran.

He added that Iran and Brazil are among significant countries in the field of sports, so they may have good cooperation in different fields of sport.

Cruz also called Iran's Wushu as one of the most powerful teams in the world and said that presence of Iranian team promote technical level of the world junior championship.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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