Dominican congressmen met with Nicolás Maduro in Caracas

The deputies Juan Dionicio Rodríguez Restituyo, from the Frente Amplio party; Ramón Ceballos of the Modern Revolutionary Party (PRM) and Franklin Martínez of the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD), met with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro at the executive headquarters in the city of Caracas, Venezuela.

The deputies were part of a large delegation of representatives of Dominican social organizations that participated in the Bicentennial Congress of the Peoples of the World that took place from June 21 to 23, “having as central axes the union and solidarity of the peoples “.

The Venezuelan president and the congressmen also discussed regional policy and the integration of the peoples of the Caribbean.

The international meeting was made up of organizations, social movements and political activists from more than 164 countries, highlighting the participation of various sectors, spaces for dialogue and debates, including sex diversity and indigenous populations, habitat and housing, women’s rights and youth participation, among other representative themes of world society.

Later during the meeting, Maduro stressed that the relations between the Dominican Republic and Venezuela are not ideological but diplomatic for the benefit of the peoples and governments, in the same way the president assured that he hopes to meet his counterpart, Luís Abinader, together to contribute to successfully face the Covid-19 pandemic.

In the same order, he thanked the Dominican government for the reestablishment of flights between the two countries.

Bicentennial Congress

This visit by officials in Caracas coincided with the XIX Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Peoples’ Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), in which the presidents of Bolivia participated. , Luis Arce; from Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega; and from Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro; in addition to the prime ministers of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit; from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves; and the Foreign Minister of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez.

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The former presidents, Rafael Correa, from Ecuador; and Evo Morales, from Bolivia, in addition to the former senator of Colombia, Piedad Córdova.