Iran's Prez Coaches Soccer

Posted on: June 20, 2006 | Views: 113 | Comment

On June 7, '06, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addressed the national Iranian soccer team in a lecture which was aired on Channel 3, Iranian TV. President Ahmadinejad: "As can be seen, whenever our youth enter a certain field, if they are united and have faith and determination, they are successful. One of these is the nuclear field." The clip was translated and is provided courtesy of MEMRI where a full transcript and newsletter signup are available.

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