Caracas, August 29 (teleSUR-RHC)-- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced new border closures between Venezuela and Colombia, in Zone two of Tachira state, which includes the municipalities of Ayacucho, Garcia de Hevia, Lobatera, and Panamericano. As an additional measure to resolve the border crisis and help address media manipulations of the dispute, Maduro called for the creation a South American Truth Commission. Maduro wants the commission to address the growing paramilitary and smuggling problems along the border in order to help resolve the dispute. The Venezuelan president also said that he was open to a meeting with Colombian President Manuel Santos. Maduro made his announcement in front of the Venezuelan presidential palace Miraflores at the culmination of a massive march that wound through the streets of Caracas on Friday, titled the Great Patriotic March for Peace. Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro thanked the Venezuelan people for supporting the recent measures against paramilitarism, acknowledging the hard work of the Bolivarian Armed Forces to defend the territory. Maduro said the Colombian people have been victims of a war that has seemed endless since April 9, 1948, when Colombian presidential candidate Jorge Eliecer Gaitan was assassinated.