Claims of Iranian interference in Venezuela 'ridiculous'
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has denounced the US secretary of state’s claim that Iran is interfering in the internal affairs of Venezuela, describing it as "ridiculous".
Pompeo: Iranian money remains in Latin America
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says there is “no doubt” that Iran has a financial presence in South America and that Tehran remains a "global threat."
US reaction to Tehran-Caracas direct flights
The United States views private Iranian airline Mahan Air’s launch of a direct flight from Tehran to Caracas as a “politically motivated gesture” with “no commercial reason,” a White House official said on Monday.
Mahan Air launches direct flight to Caracas
Mahan Air, Iran's second-largest carrier after Iran Air, has officially launched its direct flights between Tehran and the Venezuelan capital Caracas, a senior official said.
Assistant to Iranian FM travels to Venezuela
The Deputy Director General for Latin American Countries at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mohsen Baharvand, will be leaving for Caracas at the head of a delegation to continue political discussions on the situation in Venezuela.
Maduro request of help from Iran, Russia, China and Cuba
The Venezuelan government will ask the United Nations, Russia, China, Iran and Cuba to help investigate the cyberattack on the country’s power grid, which led to massive blackouts in the republic, President Nicolas Maduro said.
Why is Venezuela important to Iran?
Former Iranian Ambassador to Venezuela believes: “If the United States succeeds in its interventionist policies in an important OPEC country, in addition to taking over the world’s energy power, it will continue the trend in other countries. Thus, developments in Venezuela are very important for Iran.”
Iran and Turkey discuss developments in Venezuela
Foreign Ministers of Iran and Turkey in a phone conversation reviewed the latest developments in Venezuela and exchanged views on regional issues.