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Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Praises Iran, Sextet Nuclear Deal

Havana, January 16 (RHC)-- Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Abelardo Moreno has praised the landmark nuclear agreement recently signed between Iran and the six major world powers in Geneva.

In a Wednesday meeting with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi in Havana, Moreno congratulated Tehran on inking a nuclear deal with the Sextet -– the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany -- in Geneva on November 24, 2013. The accord is aimed at setting the stage for the full resolution of the West's decade-old standoff with Tehran over its nuclear energy program.

The Cuban deputy foreign minister further pointed to good Tehran-Havana cooperation on international issues, stressing that the Islamic Republic would achieve great victories in the future.

Takht-e-Ravanchi, for his part, emphasized the importance of bilateral ties between Iran and Cuba, as two major member states of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). He also expressing Tehran's readiness to further expand its cooperation and negotiations with Havana on international issues.

Takht-e-Ravanchi is currently on a three-nation tour of Latin America to discuss mutual cooperation as well as ways of enhancing bilateral ties. The Iranian diplomat is slated to travel to Venezuela and Bolivia following his talks with senior Cuban officials.


Edited by Juan Leandro
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