Humanitarian aid from Iran arrives in Venezuela to combat COVID-19
In the framework of Iran-Venezuela High Level Commission,
A batch of medical supplies arrived in our country to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.
A batch of medical supplies arrived in Venezuela on Monday from Iran to help combat the coronavirus pandemic in the Bolivarian country.
“Here is arriving (…) different test kits, medical supplies, from the point of view of Iran for our country,” reported the Minister of Planning of Venezuela, Ricardo Menéndez, from the Simón Bolívar International Airport in Maiquetía, in the state of La Guaira.
According to the Venezuelan official, this act of solidarity is part of the consolidated strategic level between both nations, based on a new geopolitics of peace and against the imperialist vision that has been imposed on the world.
He stressed that, given the scheme of coercive and unilateral measures imposed by the United States in times of pandemic, Venezuela has seen the geopolitics created by Commander Hugo Chávez flourish and now led by President Nicolás Maduro.
Iran and Venezuela have always collaborated to overcome the pressures that Washington imposes on both countries. In fact, during a telephone dialogue held on April 13, the Iranian President, Hasan Rohani, and his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolás Maduro, agreed to “strengthen” the “cooperation between both nations” and fight together against the “cruel sanctions” of USA