Spain and Colombia increase scrutiny over Maduro/Venezuela
- By : Panama Now
- Category : International Relations
The head of the Spanish government, Mariano Rajoy , and the Colombian president, Juan Manuel Santos , asked this Sunday, May 13, a “fully democratic” solution for Venezuela, one week before the presidential elections in that country, questioned by opposition parties and internationally .
The subject of the neighboring country of Colombia was addressed by Rajoy and Santos in a meeting held in the palace of La Moncloa, in Madrid, said a statement from the Spanish presidency.
“Both presidents agreed in their great concern about the serious situation that Venezuela is going through and the need to find a fully democratic solution,” the text says, without further details.
Neither of the two leaders made statements after the meeting in the Spanish capital, where Santos completed the final stage of his last European tour before leaving power, in three months, and limited to posting messages on their Twitter accounts.
“We continue working to strengthen relations with this friendly and allied country,” Juan Manuel Santos wrote, thanking Rajoy “and the Spanish people for supporting Colombia’s peace construction.”