Iran's Foreign Minister met and conferred with his counterpart during his trip to Venezuela.

Iran PressAmerica: Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met and talked with his counterpart during his trip to Venezuela.

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, at the head of a political delegation arrived in Caracas, the capital of Venezuela last night and was welcomed by the Minister of Transport and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela.

On Friday, Amir-Abdollahian also met and talked with Venezuela's Minister of Oil, Tareck Zaidan El Aissami.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran and the Minister of Oil of Venezuela discussed bilateral and international issues.

The relations between Iran and Venezuela is rooted in history streching to more than a hundred years; but in the 1960s, it developed with cooperation in the field of oil, and after the victory of the Iranian Islamic Revolution in 1979, Venezuela was one of the first countries to recognize the new Iranian government.

Currently, both countries are under the unilateral sanctions of the United States while they hold a common point of view on issues such as the defense of multilateralism, the need to confront the illegal and unilateral actions of the United States, Iran's right to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, and the recognition of the rights of the Palestinian people. 219