Venezuelans are living in a dictatorship under Nicolas Maduro's regime
, reaffirmed Peru's Foreign Affairs Minister Nestor Popolizio, saying the political situation of that country is being assessed to shape the future of diplomatic relations.
Likewise, he affirmed Peru fulfills its international obligation to provide protection to foreign diplomatic and consular missions accredited to the country within the framework of the Vienna Convention.
In this sense, Popolizio claimed they responded rapidly and effectively to safeguard the Venezuelan Embassy in Lima during a protest held by Venezuelans against Maduro's dictatorial regime
According to the government official, his office contacted the Interior Ministry to do so, and the action was welcomed by the Venezuelan Charge d'Affaires in Lima.
"That's why we were surprised at the Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister's tweet, which held Peru responsible for any situation at his diplomatic mission. It was completely inappropriate because our response was rapid and effective," he stated.
According to the Peruvian Foreign Affairs' head, the police captured those who stepped inside the embassy, and they are currently under investigation.