May 26, 2018, 2:04 PM
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President Rouhani congratulates Maduro's re-election

Tehran, May 26, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani in a message on Saturday congratulated his Venezuallean counterpart Nicolás Maduro on his re-election as the president of Venezuela.

'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.

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.

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