Tehran (IP) - Foreign Ministers of Venezuela and the Islamic Republic of Iran emphasized strengthening strategic relations and setting a roadmap for bilateral cooperation in the next four years.

Iran PressAmerica: Foreign Minister Felix Plasencia said in a telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Friday that it was important for Caracas to work for a "strategic alliance" and cooperation to strengthen aerial, trade, technology, energy, and food ties with Tehran.

On the other hand, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran proposed to send a delegation from Tehran to Caracas to review the management of "the roadmap for bilateral cooperation in the next four years, the possible agreements of which will be signed later in Iran." The proposal was welcomed by the Venezuelan side.

During the phone call, the Venezuelan side reaffirmed its commitment to a successful bilateral trade route, in line with the order of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

"Caracas and Tehran have a bright future in terms of job creation," the Venezuelan foreign minister said.

Ebrahim Raisi, President of Iran, during a meeting with the Vice President of Venezuela last month, stressed that Tehran and Caracas have common interests as well as a common enemy: "Independent countries can overcome US sanctions and oppressive pressures."

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