Iran, Venezuela stress boost in economic ties

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Iran's industry, mine, and trade minister, Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh and visiting Venezuelan foreign minister in a meeting on August 5 called for bolstering economic cooperation.

Tehran is committed to increase economic and industrial cooperation with Caracas, Nematzadeh said, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported.

The Iranian minister stressed the need to boost all-out relations with Venezuela particularly in the areas of energy, agriculture, housing, and infrastructure.

Venezuelan foreign minister Elias Jaua, for his part, underlined the importance of all-out cooperation with Iran.

It is scheduled that Iran and Venezuela hold their joint economic commission meeting in September in Caracas.

The top Venezuelan diplomat was in Tehran to attend a one-day meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Ministerial Committee on Palestine which was held in the Iranian capital on August 4.

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