What do neo-communist Venezuela and Nicaragua, semi-communist Brazil and paleo-communist Cuba have in common with Islamo-fascist Iran?
From the Islamic Republic News Agency
Iran’s Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki wound up his three-day visit to Venezuela and left for Nicaragua Saturday on the second leg of his Latin American tour.
While in Caracas, Mottaki held separate meetings with Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez, Parliament Speaker Cilia Floras and Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro.
The sides discussed the latest international developments and stressed the importance of bolstering bilateral ties.
Also from Islamic Republic News Agency
Following Brazil’s Deputy Foreign Minister Roberto Jaguaribe’s visit to Iran, that country’s foreign ministry called for expansion of relations with Iran.
Jaguaribe was in Tehran on April 16 to attend the 5th political consultation meeting of Iran and Brazil.
According to Iran’s Foreign Ministry Media Department report on Saturday evening, Brazil’s foreign ministry in a statement called for using vast potentials of Iran in bilateral relations and described talks between its deputy foreign minister and his Iranian counterpart Saeed Jalili ‘useful and constructive.”
Also from Islamic Republic New Agency
A forum to consider trade and investment opportunities between Iran and Cuba was held in Havana.
According a report by Iran’s embassy in Havana, deputies commerce ministers from both countries and around 100 people interested in trade and investment attended the forum.
Iran’s Deputy Commerce Minister and President of Iran’s Trade Development Organization (ITDO) Mehdi Ghazanfari and Cuban Deputy Foreign Trade Minister Pedro Louis Pardon expounded on commercial situation and trade regulations of their respective countries and both expressed their countries’ readiness to render services to all who are interested in trade between the two countries.