0929 GMT January 18, 2019
“Undoubtedly, successful, peaceful and fair election, held amid economic sanctions and threat by foreign powers, is a great victory and success for the people and government of Venezuela”, wrote President Rouhani, IRNA reported.
Congratulating the Venezuelan president on his success, he added, “On behalf of the people and government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, I emphasize our deep solidarity with the people and government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.”
He hoped that through collaboration between the authorities of the two countries, especially during the new term in office of President Maduro, they would witness further development of amicable relations in all fields of mutual interest between Iran and Venezuela.
He also wished health and success for Maduro and prosperity for the people of Venezuela.