UPDATE: Varela states Panama will continue to seek diplomacy in light of questioned election

International Relations

President Juan Carlos Varela announced that Panama will continue with the cordial relationship it maintains with Venezuela, while the constitutional term of President Nicolás Maduro, who was re-elected yesterday, ends.

Varela gave statements after the Lima Group announced that it does not know the results of the presidential elections in Venezuela, for not complying with the “international standards”, and decided to “reduce the level of diplomatic relations.”

It should be noted that Panama is part of the Lima group and as a member it does not recognize the legitimacy of the electoral process.

Maduro was re-elected until 2025 and Panama will try to have a constructive relationship, seeking dialogue, peace and reconciliation, “said Varela.

 

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