Chavez: "We pray to `Allah' that no war would be launched against Iran!"
Islamic Republic News Agency:
Venezuela's visiting President Hugo Chavez said here Friday Caracas supports the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Speaking to IRNA on the sidelines of the EU-Latin America Summit, Chavez said, "We pray to `Allah' that no war would be launched against Iran!"
The Venezuelan President added, "We believe the Iranian nation's campaign is our own nation's, and we ask the world countries to respect Iran's independence."
He concluded stressing, "We are on the side of the Iranian nation and pray for President Ahmadinejad." READ MORE
The EU-Latin America-Caribbean region Countries Summit began its activities on Thursday at ministerial level in Vienna.
The invited leaders to the conference are scheduled to attend the Summit meeting on Friday evening.