Sep 25, 2021, 12:57 AM
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Iran condemns US sanctions imposed against Cuba

Tehran, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian in a meeting with his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez in New York strongly condemned the US sanctions imposed against Cuba.

During the meeting on the sidelines of the the 76th Conference of the UN General Assembly in New York City on Friday, Amirabdollahian said that the US unilaterally imposes sanctions against the world's independent states.

During the meeting, the two sides also exchanged views on expanding bilateral relations, especially in the economic field.

The Iranian foreign minister, meantime, voiced his content over the close cooperation between the two countries, especially in the field of production of joint COVID-19 vaccine, and said that Cuba is now a strategic partner for Iran.

Amirabdollahian reiterated that the Iranian government is a pragmatic government and is looking for the implementation of the previously reached agreements.

The Iranian foreign minister invited the Cuban foreign minister to pay a visit to Iran in a bid to review the previously reached agreements and work on a roadmap for cooperation.

The Cuban foreign minister, for his part, voiced his country's readiness for cooperation with Iran in health and agriculture fields.

"The fields of technology and heavy machinery are among other fields which have great potentials for broadening cooperation," Rodriguez added.


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