Venezuelan Speaker Calls Iran's Revolution Symbol of Campaign against Imperialism

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Sat, 04/30/2011 - 15:05

Venezuelan Speaker Calls Iran's Revolution Symbol of Campaign against Imperialism

TEHRAN,APRIL 30 (FNA)- Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution has deeply and strongly influenced independence and freedom-seeking movements in the world, Speaker of Venezuela's National Assembly Fernando Soto Rojas stressed.
The Venezuelan lawmaker raised the issue in a meeting with Tehran's Ambassador to Caracas Abdolreza Mesri on Friday.

Rojas described the Islamic Revolution as the most important independence-seeking move and development during the last 100 years.

"Iran's Revolution is a main symbol and role model for those nations that are seeking to get rid of the rein of imperialism to rely on their national power and potentials," he reiterated.

He further lauded Iran's economic and technical achievements and the Iranian nation's resistance against the US expansionist policies and attitudes.

During the meeting, the Iranian diplomat pointed out that the two countries enjoy the needed capacities to further expand their bilateral ties, and underlined that Tehran is resolved to boost its relations with Venezuela in all the various fields.

Since taking office in 2005, the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has expanded Iran's cooperation with many Latin American states, including Venezuela, Bolivia and Cuba.

But the strong and rapidly growing ties between Iran and Venezuela have raised eyebrows in the US and its western allies since Tehran and Caracas 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.