Maduro made the feedback in an interview with Spanish-language Iranian TV channel Hispan TV after arriving in Tehran on Friday on the head of a high-level economic-political delegation.
In response to Maduro, Venezuela and Iran are on the forefront of shaping a world free from imperialism and dominant powers.
“The period of United States army dominance on the earth is over,” declared the Venezuelan President.
Venezuela and Iran ought to share data in all fields to create a brand new world, Maduro mentioned, stressing that humanity is in transition and a brand new geopolitical system is being established on the earth.
Venezuela and Iran, two international locations united by a shared imaginative and prescient on worldwide affairs and victims of coercive measures by the US and its allies, have maintained diplomatic relations for greater than 60 years. However mutual relations grew to become strategic when the late commander Hugo Chavez got here to energy in Venezuela in 1999.
Talking internationally, notably on the battle in Ukraine, the Venezuelan chief mentioned: “We reside in a interval of geopolitical transition that can decide the destiny of the 21st century.”
It’s a century of decline of hegemonic energy and Iran and Venezuela are on the forefront of this course of, Maduro mentioned. The excellent map of cooperation is the spearhead to succeed in a brand new world, he mentioned.
Welcoming Iran’s daring transfer to ship gasoline tankers to its energy-hungry nation, Maduro mentioned Tehran’s oil cargo to Caracas is of nice assist to the Venezuelan folks.
Iran despatched gasoline to Venezuela regardless of US sanctions and threats, Maduro mentioned.
Iran and Venezuela have managed to face up to financial stress from the US and have labored intently to offset the consequences of unlawful sanctions, notably these concentrating on their power sectors.
Iran has equipped Venezuela with provides of gasoline and tools wanted at crude oil refineries, regardless of US stress on the nation’s transport and industrial companies. Venezuela has additionally obtained massive shipments of condensate, a diluent for heavy oil, from Iran.
Oil trade analysts mentioned in January Venezuela had doubled its oil manufacturing regardless of US sanctions on Caracas thanks to assist from Iran.
Venezuelan oil manufacturing hit an estimated common of 900,000 barrels per day (bpd) in December and will hit 850,000 bpd in January, oil trade sources instructed the Miami Herald.
As a part of the Tehran-Caracas strategic alliance, Iran despatched 5 tanker vehicles loaded with 1.53 million barrels of gasoline and components to Venezuela in Could 2020 to produce the South American nation struggling extreme gasoline shortages on account of sanctions.
Venezuelan oil consultants confirmed the numerous development within the nation’s manufacturing and burdened that Iran’s naphtha is important for the Caracas authorities to promote crude oil from the Orinoco Oil Belt, which must be diluted to be bought on world markets.
Elsewhere in his interview, President Maduro mentioned Venezuela and Iran have had brotherly relations for many years and reiterated his nation’s dedication to hunt nearer cooperation with Tehran.
He mentioned Caracas and Tehran have revolutionary backgrounds they usually have all the time supported one another in laborious instances.
Maduro additionally acknowledged that the 2 international locations are working to increase cooperation within the tourism sector and arrange direct flights between Caracas and Tehran.
He mentioned Venezuela welcomes and invitations funding from Iran, noting delegation presently accompanying him goals to seek out methods to enhance ties.
Venezuela and Iran would usher in a brand new period in mutual relations, Maduro mentioned.
He mentioned many firms are prepared to work in Venezuela, which alone confirms the truth that resistance to US sanctions will finally bear fruit.
The Venezuelan President additionally burdened the necessity to maintain the Iranian and Venezuelan nations nicely knowledgeable in regards to the sanctions struggle and discover methods to steadfastly counter them.
Maduro mentioned Caracas and Tehran formed the technique of the resistance financial system and are working to increase it. He mentioned partaking folks within the two governments’ efforts is amongst their key methods to counter sanctions.
The Venezuelan President referred to as Palestine the holiest factor of mankind. Maduro mentioned the historical past of Palestine is admirable as folks of various religions have lived there in peace.
Maduro rebuked the worldwide neighborhood for remaining silent on the Israeli regime’s atrocities towards the Palestinian folks and burdened that Venezuela and Iran would proceed to assist the Palestinian battle towards Israeli occupation.