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Iranian carmaker Saipa prepares first export to Venezuela

Cooperation between Iran and Venezuela now goes beyond oil. 
Cars are seen driving past a sales office of Iranian auto manufacturer Saipa group, Tehran, Iran, Sept. 12, 2015.

The Iranian automobile manufacturer Saipa will soon export vehicles to Venezuela. 

Saipa sent yesterday about 1,000 cars to southern Iran, and from there they will be exported to Venezuela — presumably by boat. The company held a ceremony at its headquarters in Tehran to mark the occasion of its first export to the South American country. Venezuelan Transport Minister Ramon Blazquez attended the event, according to an article on the website of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce. 

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