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Venezuelan government confirms participation in peace talks to be held in Paris

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro confirmed on Thursday that the head of the official delegation for political dialogue, Jorge Rodríguez, traveled to Paris to represent his government in talks on peace in Venezuela and in the region.

Different international media report that Rodríguez will be meeting privately with the representative of the Venezuelan radical opposition, Gerardo Blyde, with the support of the French government and the presidents of Argentina and Colombia, who are in Paris.

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The Forum on Peace, an event attended by Rodríguez and the presidents of Argentina, Colombia and France, will take place between November 11 and 13 in the French capital

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Venezuelan head of the official delegation for political dialogue, Jorge Rodríguez (Photo internet reproduction)

Jorge Rodríguez must be arriving in Paris, he is going to Paris to meet with Emmanuel Macron, to talk about peace,” Maduro said without revealing further details.

International media also highlight the participation of the elected president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, in the Forum in which the situation in South America and peace in the region will be discussed.

Jorge Rodríguez, who is also president of the national parliament, has been the head of the official delegation in the various dialogue processes between the aforementioned parties in recent years.

In October of last year, Caracas announced the indefinite suspension of dialogue processes with the opposition after the Venezuelan diplomat and businessman, Álex Saab, was transferred without a court order to the United States and imprisoned in that country.

With information from Xinhua

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