The regime of Nicolás Maduro strengthened this Monday the cooperation ties it has with Angola and North Korea in different “strategic” areas, reported the Foreign Ministry of the Chavista regime.
The chancellor of the Venezuelan dictatorship, Carlos Faría, met with the ambassador of the North Korean regime, Ri Sung Gil, in order to “strengthen the ties of cooperation and friendship between the two nations”The Caribbean country’s foreign ministry said in a press release.
The meeting, held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Caracas, was “conducive for diplomats to take stock of bilateral relations and ratify mutual support in multilateral spaces”.
“Victims of unilateral coercive measures imposed by US imperialism, the ties between Caracas and Pyongyang have been strengthened thanks to the strategic and political vision of Commander Hugo Chávez Frías, currently pursued by President Nicolás Maduro”continued writing.
On the other hand, the Deputy Minister for Africa, Yuri Pimentel, ratified the will of the Nicolás Maduro regime to “strengthen friendly ties” with Angola, during a meeting he had with the new Consul General of Angola in Venezuela, Mário Domingos Simão, who recently arrived in the South American country.
During the meeting, the two officials “agreed on the need to accelerate and promote the various existing projects in the fields of education and energy, as well as to establish alliances in the field of agriculture,” Foreign Affairs added in a separate statement.
Meanwhile, the Leader of the Opposition Juan Guaidó accused Maduro of the deaths of several citizens of the country who have tried in recent weeks to cross the Darién jungle, between Colombia and Panama.
“It was Maduro’s dictatorship that pushed Venezuelans to risk their lives in the Darien jungle”, said the interim president through his Twitter account, where he shared several news stories that speak of children, young people and women who have died this month in this jungle. “Every Venezuelan who died crossing the Darien, every heartbreaking testimony from a survivor is felt in the soul of a country that is suffering from an unprecedented crisis in our region,” he continued.
Due to the above, the anti-Chavistas He reiterated the need to protect emigrants and refugees from Venezuela, so that they are recognized as such, “and to resolve this tragedy by recovering freedom and democracy”.
“This tragedy calls us once again to fight to save our country,” he added.
The Darien Plug, an inhospitable jungle, is used by thousands of migrants from around the world on their way to North America. Due to its natural features, typical of a jungle, and the presence of armed groups, it is considered one of the most dangerous roads in the world.
This year, more than 46,000 irregular migrants have crossed the Darien, mostly Haitians and Venezuelans, heading to the United States or Canada in search of better living conditions, amid an increased flow regional migration, according to official information.
This week alone, four Venezuelan migrants died trying to cross this jungle, denounced the opposition.
(With information from EFE)
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