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An official with Spain’s Tourism Ministry says the number of Spanish tourists visiting Iran has hit 10,000 each year, adding the Spaniards rank third after the Germans and French in visiting the Islamic Republic.
The Iranian national football team lost its Wednesday match against Spain 1-0 while many football fans across the world believed it deserved at least a draw against former world champions in their second match in FIFA World Cup 2018.
In a strange and hostile move, an Israeli website has called on FIFA to ban Iranian national football striker Mehdi Taremi from playing in World Cup 2018 for his last year’s tweet.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in separate messages, has congratulated Spain’s Pedro Sanchez and Italy’s Giuseppe Conte on being elected as their respective countries’ new prime ministers.
Head Coach of Iran’s National Football Team Carlos Queiroz says his team has no special plan against Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Spain’s Andres Iniesta during the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia.
Head coach of Spain National Football Team Julen Lopetegui describes Iran’s national team as a fierce rival for his team during the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The top diplomats of Italy, Bulgaria, Austria and Spain in separate phone talks with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have thrown their weight behind the JCPOA.
Iran has unveiled three rugs woven by highly-skilled Iranian artists to be gifted to Team Melli’s Group Stage rivals at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the full implementation of the Iran nuclear deal will pave the way for expansion of relations between Iran and the EU member states, Spain in particular.