Iran has banned its athletes compete against Israelis. Such a bill may 14, approved the Iranian Parliament, said the head of the sports parliamentary Committee Mohammed Azizi, in an interview with the newspaper Etemad.
According to him, according to the ideological principles of Iran, “the Zionist regime” (Israel) is not recognized as a sovereign state, and because no sporting events with his athletes can’t be held.
Azizi stressed that the ideological principles of the country’s more important sports. He said that the sports Federation of Iran will bear responsibility to the Iranian athletes escaped international sanctions.
Iran had previously banned its athletes sports competitions with Israelis because of the hatred towards Israel and solidarity with the Palestinians. The Ministry of sports of Iran tried to find a way out of this situation, which has repeatedly led to sanctions against athletes and clubs of Iran.