Iran to Hold Handicrafts Exhibition in 2018 FIFA World Cup

Iran to Hold Handicrafts Exhibition in 2018 FIFA World Cup یکشنبه 6 اسفند 1396 - 16:08

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization is going to hold a handicrafts exhibition in Moscow during the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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