Foreign Minister Timerman met with his Venezuelan counterpart
Héctor Timerman met Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s foreign minister, to discuss the conflict of the north of South America, between Colombia and the Bolivarian country. Then they gave a press conference in which the Argentine foreign minister called “Working in search of a peace process in Latin America and a regional integration.”
Maduro emphasized “In Unasur it is reaffirmed the respect for the territory, the sovereignty and independence as fundamental principles that underpin a peace zone,” adding that South America should extend “their experience to encourage peace in a problem that has more than 60 years. “
Venezuelan Foreign Minister said “in Venezuela about 4 million Colombians still get dozens of families looking for life inside Venezuelan territory. So we say the solution to this issue is to go to peace, building peace. America has learned to move forward with democratic processes. “
Convening a meeting of UNASUR in Quito where he will address the issue, Maduro announced that “in particular, the Chavez government believes that there are signs of difference from those leading ideological Colombia and who leads the democratic and peaceful Bolivarian Revolution. There must be a correction in the policy of aggression against Venezuela. “
In addition, the foreign minister denounced a “strategy of global military deployment by the Pentagon building fronts around the world,” adding that “the recent deployment at seven military bases in Colombia, timeless, is a factor in this policy.” He mentioned that should be taken into account “the landing of 12,000 soldiers in 46 armed ships to Costa Rica.”
“We have to react to the deployment of a military hegemony” Maduro concluded.