September 6, 2007

Bolivia: Deepening Ties with Iran

Bolivian newspaper Los Tiempos reports on Minister of Foreign Affairs David Choquehuanca's visit to Iran and the signing of political and economic cooperation accords. According to the article, this is the culmination of reinvigorated Bolivian-Iranian relations. The process started when Ahmedinejad traveled to Latin America and met with Chavez, Morales, and Daniel Ortega.

While Choquehuanca was touring Iranian energy plants, Morales was accompanies by the Iranian Ambassador to Bolivia, Abdolah Zifan, during a visit to Cochabamba. Morales invited Iran to invest in Bolivia's energy sector and Ambassador Zifan invited Morales to visit Tehran. La Razon from La Paz has this coverage.

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