The president of the National Assembly (AN), Jorge Rodríguez, received this Tuesday the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Seyed Ebrahim Raisi, at the Federal Legislative Palace, Caracas, with the aim of promoting and strengthening relations between both nations.
This visit by the Iranian president to the Venezuelan Parliament is part of the work agenda that the Iranian president has maintained since he arrived in Venezuela on Monday.
The president of Iran is on a tour of Latin America and, in addition to Venezuela, he will visit Cuba and Nicaragua.
Earlier, President Seyed Ebrahim Raisi took a tour of the Iranian Supermarket megasislocated in Miranda state.
After the signing of agreements this Monday with the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, The Iranian president highlighted the friendly relationship that has been maintained with the Venezuelan government.
“We have shown it, we are friends in difficult times. Our relationship is not a normal diplomatic relationship, but a strategic one because the two countries have common visions and enemies,” she stressed.
He also assured that the cooperation between the two countries is deep and strategic and that Iran is willing to grow and share its capabilities and competencies with Venezuela.
Goal: 20 billion dollars
The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ebrahim Raisi, announced Monday that the goal of the level of economic and commercial cooperation with Venezuela in a first step will reach 10 billion dollars until reaching 20 billion dollars.
Raisi reported that two years ago this cooperation began with 600 million dollars and assured that to date it has increased “to more than 3 billion dollars“, he said during his meeting with the first national president, Nicolás Maduro, held this Monday at the Miraflores Palace.