Zarif calls for increased cooperation with Venezuela

M.Javad Zarif
M.Javad Zarif

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

Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.


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