Jan 28, 2022 19:37 UTC
  •  Iran attaches great importance to enhanced ties with Latin America: FM

Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says the Islamic Republic attaches great importance to the expansion of relations with Latin American countries, particularly Nicaragua.

The FM invited his Nicaraguan counterpart to pay a visit to Tehran and said, "Fortunately, political relations between the two countries are in a good status and I hope that we will be able to further expand economic cooperation in the near future."

He offered congratulations over the victory of Daniel Ortega and his Sandinista alliance in the November presidential election in Nicaragua and said Iran is ready to further expand mutual relations with Managua.

Amir-Abdollahian said the participation of Iranian Vice President for Economic Affairs Mohsen Rezaei in Ortega's swearing-in ceremony showed its great significance to the deepening of ties with Nicaragua and other Latin American states.

The Nicaraguan foreign minister, for his part, said the two countries have reached agreements in various economic, medical, scientific, technological and industrial sectors, adding that Managua is ready to implement these accords with Tehran as soon as possible.