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Iran’s FM visits Venezuela, Nicaragua to shore up 'anti-Western' alliances

The US recently eased sanctions on Venezuela, and the South American country’s openness to repair ties with Washington is worrisome for the Iranian government.

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian visited Venezuela on Friday, following the South American country's recent moves to warm relations with the United States.

Amir-Abdollahian arrived in Venezuela on Thursday night and met with his Venezuelan counterpart, Carlos Faria, as well as Venezuelan Oil Minister Tareck El Aissami on Friday. Amir-Abdollahian discussed unspecified bilateral and international issues with the officials, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported.

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