Venezuela reaffirms willingness to dialogue with the United States

Edited by Ed Newman
2022-09-24 07:07:41


Venezuelan Foreign Minister Carlos Faria, New York, U.S., Sept. 23, 2022. | Photo: teleSUR

United Nations, September 24 (RHC)-- Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Carlos Faria has ratified that his country is willing to dialogue with the United States government to normalize bilateral relations.

“President Nicolas Maduro constantly talks about dialogue and his willingness to talk with whoever is necessary to normalize the situation in our country,” he said.  “When the U.S. government delegations have arrived, the President has listened to them and offered very specific answers on matters related to energy supply.”

The Bolivarian diplomat also referred to the importance of reopening the land border between Venezuela and Colombia. “The 2,200-kilometre border will return to normal.  Trade and migration between our peoples will circulate again,” he said.

Regarding his participation in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Faria mentioned that he has held 46 meetings with representatives from various countries so far.  "President Maduro instructed us so that the Venezuelan message reaches others through the greatest number of meetings," he said, explaining that one of his objectives is to denounce the consequences of unilateral sanctions on the situation of the Venezuelan people.

In these meetings, Faria also emphasized the importance of achieving peace in Ukraine because "we cannot allow this conflict to transcend its current borders."  The Bolivarian minister indicated that the Venezuelan economy will grow 20 percent in 2022.  This outcome will be possible thanks to the leadership of President Maduro and his team as well as to the creativity of Venezuelan workers.


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