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Kemaleddin Heydarov:"Azerbaijan should develop its sport prestige gained in international arena"

05 March 2005 [16:20] - TODAY.AZ
Chairman of State Customs, president of Taekvondo Federation of Azerbaijan (ATF) Kemaleddin Heydarov stated European championship among youth in Baku were a successful.
Mentioning success of Azerbaijan sportsmen in series of tournaments, K.Heydarov, informed that our compatriots must display successful results in our native city, too.

Today, president of ATF informed to the members of Committee of Organization in the meeting held in youth, sport and tourism ministry, in comparison with other countries, Azerbaijan as newly gained independence state should increase its prestige gained in international arena: "Some say we were not paid attention in series of tournament, we were not respected. But , it is not so. We have our mentality, hospitality and culture. We must prove to our guests what kind of nation we are". /APA/


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