FIFA President Blatter to visit Iran

By Xinhua

TEHRAN, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) — The President of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA), Joseph Sepp Blatter, has said that he is going to visit Iran as soon as possible, Tehran Times daily reported on Sunday.

In a letter sent to Iran Football Federation (IFF), Sepp Blatter informed the head of the IFF, Ali Kaffashian, of his decision, said the report.

“Coming to Iran has been on my work schedule but I haven’t had opportunity so far to fulfil that. As soon as I have time, I will arrange my travel to Tehran,” he was quoted as saying.

The report did not elaborate on the objectives of Sepp Blatter’s visit.


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