News ID: 115332
Publish Date : 22 May 2023 - 23:10

FMs of Iran, Denmark,  Venezuela Hold Phone Talks 

TEHRAN -- The foreign ministers of Iran and Denmark have discussed ways to boost relations between Tehran and Copenhagen.
In a telephone conversation Sunday night, Iranian Foreign Minister Hussein Amir-Abdollahian and his Danish counterpart Lars Lokke Rasmussen discussed the latest state of bilateral relations and ways to develop ties.
The Iranian foreign minister described the historical relations between the two countries as a great asset for both sides and emphasized the need to address existing challenges and develop the bilateral relations.
The foreign minister of Denmark, for his part, expressed his strong opposition to insults to Holy Qur’an and condemned such actions.
The two senior diplomats further agreed to establish a mechanism to strengthen consular consultations between Iran and Denmark.
Separately, Amir-Abdollahian and his Venezuelan counterpart Yvan Gil Pinto talked about joint efforts to enhance economic and trade relations between the two nations.
They exchanged views about the latest developments in the growing relations between the two countries and issues of mutual interest.
They also weighed plans for the promotion of economic and trade cooperation between Tehran and Caracas.
The two ministers expressed hope that concerted efforts would result in serious and constructive steps for the expansion of interaction and contacts.
During Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s official visit to Tehran in June 2022, Iran and Venezuela signed a 20-year partnership agreement to develop bilateral ties despite the U.S. and Western pressure.
The partnership agreement includes cooperation in the fields of science, technology, agriculture, oil and gas, petrochemicals, tourism as well as culture.