Diplomatic representative thanks Peru's lead to restore Venezuelan democracy

18:02 | Lima, Feb. 4.

Venezuela's diplomatic representative to Peru Carlos Scull expressed deep appreciation to Peruvian Foreign Affairs Ministry —and its Head Nestor Popilizio— for its leadership role in the attempt to see Venezuela return to democracy.

Scull made these statements within the framework of the 10th ministerial meeting of the Lima Group in Ottawa, Canada

The gathering brings together the foreign ministers of the following Lima Group countries: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Saint Lucia.

Earlier, Minister Popolizio affirmed the Lima Group will continue undertaking efforts to sustain the international pressure on Nicolas Maduro's dictatorial regime, adding democratic elections in Venezuela is an inevitable process.

According to the official, international community's recognition of Juan Guaido as the interim president of the Bolivarian nation represents the beginning of Maduro dictatorship's end.

Furthermore, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his country will allocate Can$53 million (US$40 million) in humanitarian aid for the Bolivarian nation. 


Published: 2/4/2019
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