The Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran had a telephone conversation with his Venezuelan counterpart on Monday night regarding the latest state of bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries.

Iran Press/Iran News: During the telephone conversation, the two sides stressed the need to pursue agreements and prepare a roadmap for bilateral relations, as well as finalize the details of economic cooperation projects during the upcoming visit of the Venezuelan Foreign Minister to Tehran, which will take place in the near future.

The Iranian and Venezuelan foreign ministers met earlier (Wednesday, September 22) on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

During the meeting in New York, Hossein Amirabdollahian stressed that the Islamic Republic of Iran has no restrictions on expanding relations with Venezuela and that the two countries will continue their joint efforts to defeat the oppressive US sanctions.

The Islamic Republic of Iran and Venezuela, as two independent states that have always stood up to Washington's hegemonic policies and actions. 219