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02 March 2011 [21:12] - Today.Az
Iran will take fingerprints of the Saudi Arabian citizens arriving in country, including the football players, the Iranian online newspaper jamejamonline. ir. Quoted Kazim Jalali, the spokesman of the Parliamentary Foreign Policy and National Security Commission, as saying.
According to Jalali, Saudi Arabia insults the Iranian football players, taking their fingerprints.
Saudi Arabia took the fingerprints of football players of the well-known Iranian football team Persepolis when they entered the country. Persepolis is one of the three major Tehran clubs in Iran's Premier Football League.
Jalali called this move of Saudi Arabia towards the Iranians as mistreatment, and said that the issue will be the focus of the Iranian Foreign Ministry, as well as officials.
"Iran will take fingerprints of the Saudi Arabian citizens arriving in the country in response to the similar move by the Arab state," Jalali said.