Iran, Uruguay discuss Int’l developments, enhancement of ties

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri and Uruguay’s President José Alberto Pepe Mujica Cordano exchanged views over the latest regional and international developments, and explored new avenues for reinvigorating all-out relations.

In a meeting on the sidelines of the G77 Summit in the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz on Sunday, the two sides underlined the need for the further expansion of relations.

Iran has opened six new embassies in Latin American countries since 2005 -bringing the total to 11 – and 17 cultural centers.

Iran’s strong and rapidly growing ties with Latin America have raised eyebrows in the US and its western allies since Tehran and Latin nations have forged an alliance against the imperialist and colonialist powers and are striving hard to reinvigorate their relations with the other independent countries which pursue a line of policy independent from the US.

By Fars News Agency


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