Caracas, Jul 16 – Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias Jaua expressed today his country’s interest in the restoration of ties with Colombia and its support to the peace process in that nation.Speaking to the press, Jaua ratified Venezuela´s support for the peace process in the neighboring state and recalled the tension arising between the two countries.
That situation occurred after President Juan Manuel Santos ordered to receive former opposition candidate Henrique Capriles, who ignored the election results on April 14.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced today a meeting with Santos to be held on July 22, in a bordering place still to be defined.
Maduro said he was convinced that both countries are able to reach a peaceful coexistence, while expressed the hope of restoring rules.
Source: Prensa Latina