Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA-President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday welcomed a proposal from Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to develop tripartite cooperation between Tehran, Caracas and La Paz on energy.
He said in a telephone conversation with President Chavez that Iran is ready to share experience with Venezuela and Bolivia in all fields.
Ahmadinejad hoped that the upcoming visit to Caracas of Iranian ministers would prepare the ground for enhancing the level of economic cooperation.
He also called for implementation of the accords signed earlier by the two countries.
President Chavez called for cooperation in the field of oil and gas and said that Iran is expected to supply Bolivia with technical assistance to help the Bolivian government nationalize its oil and gas industry.
Venezuelan president renewed his invitation to President Ahmadinejad to visit Caracas and hoped that he would visit Tehran in the first half of the current year.
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