Thursday, June 1, 2023

Venezuela reiterates end of sanctions at ACS summit

This Friday, member states of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) expressed their solidarity with Venezuela.

At the IX Summit of Heads of State and Government, held in Guatemala, Venezuela reiterated its demand for the elimination of more than 900 sanctions imposed by the United States of America (USA) government.

Raul Le Couci, Deputy Minister for the Caribbean of the Ministry of People’s Power for Foreign Relations and Chairman of the Executive Board of Banco del Alba, explained that the highest meeting of the mechanism approved Antigua’s declaration, titled “Innovating Integration through the Greater Caribbean”. Sustainable development of ”, refers to a press release of the Ministry of External Affairs.

Furthermore, the document establishes the necessary mechanisms to be able to meet the challenges that may arise in the sector.

To this end, the 25 member states establish four strategic areas for development: air and sea interconnection, fair trade, sustainable tourism, and risk and disaster prevention.

The Bolivarian nation highlighted its unconditional commitment to the ACS as a mechanism to promote technical and solidarity cooperation in the region.

The summit began last Monday, where various delegates met, where Venezuela expressed its willingness to “support regional, air and maritime interconnection and food sovereignty, two of our priorities”.

Between Tuesday and Wednesday, Félix Plasencia, executive secretary of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of the Americas-Peoples Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), was in business meeting and on Wednesday senior officials began getting ready for work. The President’s approval of the Declaration of Antigua and other pivotal documents of the day.

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