Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi denounced the “ridiculous” claim by the US secretary of state that Tehran is interfering in the internal affairs of Venezuela, according to the Foreign Ministry’s official website.
Iran, Turkey, and Russia throw their weight behind the Venezuelan government against a bizarre move by the US-backed opposition leader to proclaim himself “president,” warning Washington against interfering in domestic affairs of the South American state.
Speaking at the end of a G20 summit in Germany where the two leaders met face-to-face for the first time, Putin said he believed he had been able to establish a personal relationship with Trump, and that the initial groundwork had been laid for an improvement in US-Russian ties.
Iran has slammed a recent statement by the European External Action Service (EEAS), the EU’s diplomatic service, on a verdict upholding a prison sentence handed down to an Iranian citizen, saying the move amounts to interference in the country’s domestic affairs.
Iraqi President Fuad Masum dismissed allegations that the Islamic Republic interferes in Iraq, saying Tehran’s support for Baghdad in the fight against ISIL terrorists is based on brotherly intentions.