Iran president rails against US sanctions during visit to Nicaragua

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi shakes hands with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, as he receives the Order of Libertador y Libertadora de Primera Clase, at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, June 12, 2023. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In his first visit to Latin America, Iran’s hardline president met Tuesday with his Nicaraguan counterpart and railed against a theme both leaders have in common: U.S. sanctions.