Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has highlighted the importance of relations between Tehran and Caracas and called for increased bilateral cooperation.
Zarif made the remarks during a meeting with visiting Venezuelan Deputy Foreign Minister Xoan Noya Alarcon in Tehran on Sunday.
He also said that a new round of Iran-Venezuela joint economic committee meetings, scheduled to be held over the next few months, will pave the way for increased economic, commercial, and industrial.
The Venezuelan official, for his part, thanked the Islamic Republic for its policy toward recent developments in the South American country.
Venezuela has been the scene of anti-government protests over the past few weeks.
Source: Tehran Times