Iran Ready to Broaden Ties with Nicaragua: FM

Iran Ready to Broaden Ties with Nicaragua: FM

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian expressed the country’s readiness to boost relations with Nicaragua in various fields.

In a telephone conversation on Friday, Amirabdollahian and his Nicaraguan counterpart Denis Moncada weighed plans to enhance the bilateral relations and cooperation between Tehran and Managua.

Offering congratulations on the victory of Daniel Ortega and the Sandanista Front in Nicaragua’s recent presidential election, Amirabdollahian said Iran stands ready for the expansion of cooperation and ties between the two states.

He also referred to the presence of Iranian Vice President Mohsen Rezaei in the Nicaraguan president’s swearing-in ceremony, saying his participation in the event indicates that Iran attaches significance to the enhancement of cooperation with the Latin American states, especially Nicaragua.

The foreign minister added that Iran stands prepared to implement and operationalize all the agreements reached during the Iranian vice president’s trip to Nicaragua, the Foreign Ministry’s website reported.

He finally invited his Nicaraguan counterpart to visit Iran, saying the political relations between the two countries are fortunately at a good point as they can further bolster bilateral economic cooperation.

For his part, the Nicaraguan foreign minister said it was an honor for his country to host the Iranian vice president during the swearing-in ceremony.

Moncada also conveyed the Nicaraguan president’s warm greetings to the Iranian nation, president and government.

The Nicaraguan minister said different agreements have been inked in various economic fields, including medicine, science, technology and industry, voicing Nicaragua’s readiness to implement and advance the agreements.

Moncada also invited his Iranian counterpart to visit Nicaragua.

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