Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has confirmed that he will participate in the 28th Ibero-American Heads of State Summit in the Dominican Republic.
President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro attends the 28th Ibero-American Heads of State and Government Summit, which began this Friday in the city of Santo Domingo. It was confirmed at the opening ceremony held at Ozama’s colonial fortress.
So far, Venezuela has held several meetings, including one with its Spanish counterpart, José Manuel Alvarez, today with the Caribbean country’s Foreign Minister Iván Gil at the regional meeting. .
Gill emphasized that the countries attending the 28th Ibero-American Summit expressed in the agreement a “unanimous condemnation” of economic sanctions against oil nations.
“We requested a condemnation (of sanctions) and it was a unanimous condemnation. That is reflected in the document: The use of unilateral coercive measures is condemned by this summit. ” In a statement broadcast from the Dominican Republic’s capital by state television Venezolana de Television (VTV), Mr Gill said:
In addition to Maduro will also arrive in the Dominican Republic with Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chavez and Colombian President Gustavo Petro.
The historic setting of Fort Ozama was America’s first permanent military structure and welcomed Ibero-American leaders already present in Santo Domingo today.
Host country, Dominican Republic President Luis Avinader and his wife, First Lady Raquel Albaje, and Ibero-American former Senator Andrés Alamand received one after another.
“This will be a summit dedicated to people and aimed at tangible results.” Mr. Allamand said the regional conferences will open, but the main day will be the plenary celebrations tomorrow.