Amidst US and Panama turmoil, Maduro skipping summit.
- By : Panama Now
- Category : International Relations, Uncategorized
It is speculated that the president of the United States will attend the international event
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced today that he will not attend the VIII Summit of the Americas because security was supposedly withdrawn from the delegation of his country and because he considers this event “a waste of time.”
“They removed the security of the entire Venezuelan delegation, that’s why I decided last night that I’m not going to the Summit of the Americas in Lima and I’m going to stay with the people of Venezuela on the 13th and 14th,” Maduro announced. act of Government in Caracas.
In mid-February Peru withdrew the invitation to Maduro and welcomed what was said by the fourteen countries of the region that make up the Lima Group and other nations, including the United States, that vetoed the presence of the ruler by using the Declaration of Quebec of 2001.
Maduro affirmed today that this supposed decision of the Peruvian Government to withdraw the security of the Venezuelan delegation is “illegal” and “unfriendly” and that on the 13th and 14th it will stay in the country to “commemorate” the coup attempt that the 11 of this month, but of 2002, suffered the then President Hugo Chávez (1999-2013).