Nicolás Maduro highlights Iran’s technological advancement and friendship between the countries
247, with Reuters – The President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, on Tuesday highlighted the work done by the government of Iran in the field of technology and innovation, calling it one of the “emerging forces in the new multipolar world” emerging in the 21st century. Maduro, during his meeting with Venezuelan youth at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas, conveyed his statements, which were reported by Venezuela de Television, in the presence of his Iranian counterpart, Ibrahim Raisi.
Maduro highlighted the relations between the two countries, especially after more than 25 agreements were signed on Monday during a business meeting. He stressed the importance of his visit to Iran and the great progress the country has made in food production through the application of technology. Maduro declared: “It is important to be able to capture the tremendous developments in science, technology, innovation, industry, and in all aspects of food production and Iran’s social and cultural life.”
The Iranian president arrived in Venezuela on Monday to implement the action agenda. Before meeting Maduro, he met with the President of the National Assembly (AN), Jorge Rodriguez, with the aim of strengthening relations between the two countries. In addition, President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi visited Iran’s Megasis supermarket located in Miranda state.
During Tuesday’s activity, the Youth Spokesperson of the Unified Socialist Party of Venezuela, Joan Contreras, highlighted the unity between the two countries and recalled Iran’s solidarity with the South American country in difficult times. Contreras said: “Iran and Venezuela are two brotherly peoples. Solidarity was present in the most complex moments. In the most difficult years for our homeland, we felt the solidarity of the Iranian people.”
Iranian President arrives in Nicaragua during a regional tour
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi arrived, on Tuesday, in Nicaragua, according to state media, on his second stop on a tour of Latin America that includes three countries.
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Raisi was received by Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada at the airport, according to state media, adding that the Iranian leader traveled with his wife and a delegation made up of ministers and officials.
Raisi had earlier visited Venezuela, where he pledged to increase bilateral trade to $20 billion from the current $3 billion in an unspecified time frame.
The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding to expand cooperation in the field of petrochemicals with the aim of implementing joint projects and benefiting from their cooperation in the oil field.
He is scheduled to travel to Cuba after that.
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