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Soccer: Iranian moderates and hardliner lock horns on the pitch

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Soccer: Iranian moderates and hardliner lock horns on the pitch

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani suffered in the run-up to crucial elections in early 2016 what amounted to at least a symbolic defeat when state-run television banned Iran’s most popular soccer program from running an interview with his foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, on soccer and politics.

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The Arab Daily News

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