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Iran, Singapore to boost sport cooperation

Tehran, Presidents of Iran and Singapore national Olympic committees on Wednesday underlined expansion of sport cooperation to create peace, friendship and social vibrancy.

President of Iran's National Olympic Committee Reza Salehi Amiri held meeting with his Singaporean counterpart Tan Chuan Jin in Buenos Aires on Wednesday.

In the meeting, Salehi Amiri pointed to new approach of Iran's National Olympic Committee to develop bilateral ties with other countries and expressed readiness to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on sport cooperation between Iran and Singapore.

Tan Chuan-Jin appreciated Salehi Amiri for the meeting and supported signing MoU on exchanging experiences between coaches, holding training courses and camps in Iran and Singapore.

Also Head of the Human and Financial Resources Committee of the International Olympics Committee, he pointed to Iran's position in Asia and expressed satisfaction and support for Iran's planning to achieve position of 'IOC Member' in the IOC.

The two sides will study and sign the provisions of the MoU in the ANOC meeting in Japan in November, 2018.

Summer Youth Olympics-2018 is underway in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from October 6 to 18, 2018.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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