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Chavez victory in Venezuela brings praise from Ahmadinejad

Iranian president congratulates 3rd time elected Venezuelan Hugo Chavez and expresses hope for increased cooperation between the 2 allies.



Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday extended congratulations to his “dear brother” Hugo Chavezon his being reelected as Venezuela’s president, the ISNA news agency reported.

Hugo Chavez

“I wholeheartedly congratulate you and the great nation of Venezuela on holding a passionate election and your renewed election as president,” Ahmadinejad told Chavez in a message published by the news agency.

Iran is ready to “increasingly develop cooperation” with Venezuela and bolster the two nation’s “joint regional and international goals,” the message said. Continue Reading »