The Government of Iran has requested Argentina's Judiciary lifts the travel ban on the five Asian country's nationals who have been staying at a hotel near the Ezeiza international airport following the seizing of a Venezuela-flagged Boeing 747-300.
Venezuelan authorities were speaking of a terrorist attack Monday after a state-owned gas pipeline went up in smoke Sunday in the country's eastern region.
Chile's Lower House Tuesday approved the creation of a special committee to investigate the case of the Airbus A-340-600 with Venezuelan registration YV-3533 bearing flag carrier Conviasa's colors which has reportedly landed around 13 times in Santiago this year, probably carrying Iranian passengers with unclear intentions, it was announced.
Venezuela's flag carrier Conviasa has announced it will halt its Caracas-Buenos Aires route at least until September in light of the refueling problems all its aircraft face for belonging to a company blacklisted by the US Treasury.
Colombia's outgoing President Iván Duque said he will not allow Venezuelan leader Nicolán Maduro to attend the inauguration of his successor Gustavo Pedro on August 7 in Bogotá.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández has been heavily criticized by Human Rights Watch (HRW) for his stance regarding Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro and his government's unclear record in that regard.
Emtrasur CEO César Pérez said in an interview that the Iranian crew members of the company's Boeing 747-300 seized at the Ezeiza International Airport were flight instructors and that the scandal that has unfolded was ridiculous.
Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez has instructed the Anti-corruption Minister René Fernández to request the Prosecutor's Office to launch a probe into the stop in Ciudad del Este in May of the Venezuelan-flagged Boeing 747-300 aircraft with Iranian pilots currently held in Buenos Aires.
Israel's Embassy in Montevideo Wednesday claimed that the Iranian crewmembers of the Venezuelan-flagged Boeing 747-300 seized by Argentine authorities in Buenos Aires were involved “in arms trafficking to Syria” and with the terrorist organization Hezbollah.
Colombia's President-elect Gustavo Petro Wednesday announced he had contacted Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro to discuss the reopening of the border between the two countries once he takes office, which was part of the campaign promises of both runoff candidates. Rodolfo Hernández too had vowed to seek the re-establishment of diplomatic ties.