Ahmadinejad thanks Chavez for supporting
Iran's nuclear stand
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad thanked his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez in a phone
talk on Monday night for his country's strong support for Iran's righteous nuclear stand.
The two presidents during the phone talks once again backed each other's political stands on
various international issues and both agreed on the need to further strengthen comprehensive
The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran once again thanked President Chavez and the
Venezuelan government and people for supporting Iran's absolute right to nuclear energy for
peaceful purposes, adding, "We have lots of shared objectives and ideals." Ahmadinejad added,
"Those objectives have formed strong bonds between our two nations, under such conditions
that the ill wishers of Iran and Venezuela keep getting weaker day after day."
The Iranian President emphasized, "Independent governments of the world can secure their na-
tion's interests relying on strengthening solidarity among themselves and acting harmoniously
at international scenes."
He reiterated, "Pursuing our absolute right to have full access to nuclear technology for peace-
ful purposes, we would keep on in accordance with the related laws, and relying on strong
logic, quite sure that victory would be our nation's, as well as all other free and independent na-
The Venezuelan President, too, once again voiced his country's trong support for Iran's peaceful
nuclear drive, arguing, "You are definitely right in suggesting that relying on the independent
countries' unity we would succeed in resisting against the pressure imposed by international op-
Chavez added, "Such a unity could also accelerate the international community's move towards
better understanding, holding meaningful dialogues, and lasting world peace."
Addressing President Ahmadinejad, he added, "I am sure the leader of the Islamic Revolution
and your good self could relying on strong wisdom pu