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Iran's Foreign Ministry has made objection to signing sports contract with US

Tehran, June 20, IRNA - Iran's Foreign Ministry has made objection to signing of a sports contract between Iran's National Olympic Committee and the US, said head of the Committee Reza Gharekhanlu on Wednesday.

"Following a request from the US National Olympic Committee for a sports contract with Iran's National Olympic Committee, we queried foreign ministry views on the issue. The foreign ministry did not okay such a contract to be signed with the US counterparts," he said.

He added that refusal to sign the deal, however, would by no means be interpreted as severance of sports cooperation between Iran and the US.

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