President Hassan Rouhani (L) meets with Masoud Soltanifar, Iran's Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, in Tehran, Iran, on April 13, 2019.
President Rouhani made the remarks in a meeting with Iran's Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Massoud Soltanifar, IRNA reported.
The president also expressed his support for the Iranian national football team and the female athletes.
He also called for promotion of sport for all.
The Iranian athletes' success brings happiness to the Iranian nation, the president said.
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