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Serbia v Iran friendly matches cancelled

Serbia and Iran will play their opening World League matches on May 30 against Russia and Italy in Pool B and A respectively

Belgrade, Serbia, May 22, 2014 - World League friendly matches between Serbia and Iran planned for Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Belgrade have been turned into practice sessions out of courtesy for the victims of the flooding in Serbia. 

Serbia declared three days of national mourning on Tuesday for the victims of the flooding. At least 40 people have died in Serbia, Bosnia and Croatia, after days of the heaviest rainfall since records began 120 years ago caused rivers to burst their banks and triggered hundreds of landslides.

Serbia's opening World League match is against Russia on May 30 in Nis in Pool B while Iran will travel to Trieste for their opening Pool A match against Italy on the same day.

Serbia's planned match against Russia in Belgrade on June 1 was changed to Nis on May 31 due to the floods.


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