TEHRAN (ISNA)-Iran's Defense Minister Mostafa
Mohammad Najjar stepped in Venezuela to hold talks with defense and political
officials and visit military and industrial centers of the southern American
Najjar was warmly welcomed by his Venezuelan counterpart Raul Baduel and Vice President Ramon Alonso Carrizales Rengifo upon his arrival at the airport.
Najjar will discuss issues of mutual interests and expansion of bilateral cooperation during his three-day stay in Venezuela.
He is the first Iranian Defense Minister traveling To Venezuela after Islamic Revolution in 1979.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Premier visits Iran
TEHRAN (ISNA)-Iran's Vice President Parviz
Davoudi said Monday that Iran has not limited ties with South American countries
and believes promotion of relations will make nations close to one another.
Meeting with the Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ralph Gonsalves in Tehran, he said the Islamic republic of Iran is ready to have close cooperation with Latin American and Caribbean countries.
Meanwhile, he referred to the presence of foreign troops in Afghanistan and Iraq saying they are trapped in a dead-end in the region.
"They are not able to do anything without Iran's opinion and that is why they need our cooperation to resolve regional issues including Iraq and Afghanistan."
The Prime Minister of the Caribbean country for his part said Kingstown is determined to increase relations with Tehran adding promotion of ties with Tehran serves not only Saint Vincent and the Grenadines but also the whole Latin American region.
He then called for Iran to share the knowhow in regard with dam, road and airport building and modern technologies.
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