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In a meeting in New York, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez called for the expansion of relations between Tehran and Madrid, particularly in technology and tourism sectors.
After the “Iran: The Cradle of Civilisation” exhibition was held at the Archaeological Museum of Alicante in eastern Spain, 300 selected artifacts from ancient Spain have arrived in Tehran to be displayed at the National Museum of Iran next week.
Historical relics are to be transferred from the city of Alicante in eastern Spain to Iran in order to be displayed in an exhibition due to be held in October this year, an Iranian official said.
In the coming days, the exhibition of “Iran, Cradle of Civilisation”, which is now underway in the Netherlands, is set to move to a museum in eastern Spain after the end of the exhibition.
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.