Caracas, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan government maintains today its willingness to resolve differences with the opposition through dialogue, said President Nicolás Maduro, after a meeting with international representatives.
Through a message on Twitter, the President described as important the meeting held the day before at the Miraflores Palace with members of the International Contact Group that visits the country and promotes a negotiated solution to the internal political crisis.
I expressed my willingness to resolve internal differences through dialogue and we talked about the economic aggressions of the U.S. empire against our people,’ wrote the head of state referring to the meeting held at the headquarters of the Executive.
The president of Venezuela spoke with representatives of Uruguay, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, the European Union and the European External Action Service, reported the presidential press.
Previously, the members of the Contact Group met with Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza in the Yellow House (headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs), as part of a work agenda that includes meetings with different political sectors in Venezuela, said the Foreign Ministry.
The Venezuelan president reiterated on several occasions the will to settle political differences in the country through peaceful, democratic and negotiated channels, respecting the constitutional order.
In this sense, the Minister of Communication and Information, Jorge Rodríguez, ratified Thursday that Nicolás Maduro’s government will always bet on dialogue with national and international forces opposed to the Bolivarian Revolution.
Earlier, the head of state informed that Rodriguez is in European territory at the head of a governmental delegation ‘in fulfillment of a task in function of the peace of the nation’.
International media published information without official confirmation about supposed secret conversations between government representatives and the Venezuelan opposition based in Norway, a country that would promote a rapprochement between the conflicting parties.
(Taken from PL in Spanish)