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Östersund’s Iranian-Swedish midfielder Saman Ghoddos has finally decided to wear the jersey of Iran’s national football team despite being invited to play for Sweden, the Swedish TV announced.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday held separate meetings with a number of world leaders including his French counterpart and the UN Secretary-General on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.
Following a few years of hiatus, Sweden’s Volvo Group has eventually resumed exporting its cars to Iran indirectly through its German partner Heico Sportiv.
A photo exhibition by Johan Bävman, titled “Swedish Dads”, was recently opened at the Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran in a ceremony attended by Sweden’s ambassador to Iran and a number of guests from the European state.
An Iranian lawmaker criticised the anti-Iran statements made after a Swedish delegation’s official visit to Iran, stating that foreigners should act based on Iranian regulations if they have chosen to visit the country.
A ceremony in Swedish ambassador’s house in Tehran sparked controversy after it was reported that several deals have been signed between Tehran and Stockholm while Swedish Prime Minister and Iranian ministers were in attendance.
The head of Swedish trade delegation to Iran announced that Scania and Volvo, giant Swedish car manufacturers, will establish their production lines inside the Islamic Republic.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei referred to certain big powers’ interference in the Middle East as the root cause of regional problems today, saying the US and some European countries have had a role in causing crises in Syria and Iraq.
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