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Iran’s parliament speaker says the United States seeks to get its hands on Venezuela’s oil riches by creating instability in the country.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the Islamic Republic strongly condemns the US’ attempt to stage a coup or take any military action in Venezuela, and the remarks made by American officials with the aim of provoking riot and violence in the country.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says dialogue, rather than chaos, is needed to settle the political differences in Venezuela.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Venezuelan counterpart Jorge Arreaza have, in a meeting in New York, denounced the interference of certain countries, led by the US, in the Latin American country’s internal affairs.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has denounced the US secretary of state’s claim that Iran is interfering in the internal affairs of Venezuela, describing it as “ridiculous”.
The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the top diplomats of Iran and Russia have, in a phone conversation, underlined their resolve to help improve the international community’s efforts to create mutual understanding between various groups in Venezuela.
The Iranian deputy ambassador to the UN said the purpose of an American coup in Venezuela is to dominate the Latin American nation's oil resources.