Larijani backs rights of football federation, clubs, fans
Tehran, Jan 20, 2020 (ICANA) – President of the Islamic Parliament of Iran Ali Larijani described Iran as a safe and powerful country, saying rights of sports fans should not be undermined.
Speaking in a meeting with Iranian Minister of Sports and Youths Masoud Soltanifar, Larijani urged the international and Asian community to behave impartially and based on international charters with regard to Iran.
He added that Iranian teams are well-known in Asia and the world.
Referring to the decision made by the Asian Football Confederation against Iran, he said Iranian parliament supports correct stances taken by Iranian football clubs, federation and managers to preserve sports rights.