TEHRAN, Jan. 9 (Mehr News Agency) -- President Mahmud Ahmadinejad will leave the country on January 11 for a tour of Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Ecuador. The Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will officially welcome Ahmadinejad at Caracas on Saturday.
The president will head for Managua on Sunday to meet the newly elected Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega.
To participate in the inauguration ceremony of Raphael Correa as the new president of Ecuador, Ahmadinejad will set off to Quito on the same day.
On the sidelines of his short trip, the president will meet Bolivian President Evo Morales and will return to Iran on Tuesday (January 16).
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