After improper meeting in Brazil, Ahmadinejad should have returned to Iran - MP
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 25 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/
After the disrespect Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was met with in the airport of Brazil, he should have returned to Tehran, MP Avaz Heydarpour of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee said, Mehr reported.
On June 20 Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to participate in United Nations conference, Fars news agency reported.
The June 20-22 Rio +20 conference is focused on sustainable development and poverty eradication . President Ahmadinejad was among 115 world leaders and top officials at Rio+20.
According to Heydarpour, Ahmadinejad was treated with disrespect in Brazil, upon arrival, and when he was denied to meet with Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff.
"Although we do not have all the detailed information, we do know that much, and it is very unpleasant," Heydarpour noted.
In January of 2012, Ahmadinejad already gone through Latin American trip, visiting several Latin American countries.
He visited Cuba, Venezuela, Ecuador, where he held talks with officials of those countries on the further expansion of bilateral relations.
The U.S. have been warning the Latin American states against further expansion of diplomatic and business ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran, expressing concerns over "Iran's outreach to the Western Hemisphere".
In recent years, leaders of Latin American countries have built up diplomatic and trade ties with Iran, while their relations with the United States have been greatly reduced amid popular demands for an end to dependence on Washington.