Dictator Nicolás Maduro announced that the president of Turkey will visit Caracas in the coming days

Nicolás Maduro announced that the president of Turkey will visit Caracas in the coming days

The dictator of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, announced on Monday that the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will visit the country “in the days to come.”

“In the days to come we will be receiving President Erdogan in Venezuela. Once again we are happily preparing for this visit to have a high significance for the development and economic recovery of Venezuela”said the dictator in an act on the occasion of the farewell of the Turkish ambassador to the Caribbean country, Sevki Mutevellioglu. The diplomat, who arrived in Venezuela in 2018, expressed that he is “in love with this country and with Caracas in particular.”

“I became a proud Ankaraqueño, a Turk from Ankara who belongs to Caracas. This city is more generous than many people imagine, in all the places I went I felt at home”, said Mutevellioglu, who reaffirmed the rejection of “any kind of foreign intervention and unilateral coercive sanctions.” Last June, the Venezuelan dictator visited Turkey as part of an 11-day international tour that also passed through Algeria, Iran, Kuwait, Qatar and Azerbaijan. Maduro and the Turkish president signed eight cooperation instruments in science and technology, agriculture and land, transportation and tourism. In addition, the Chavista administration reported, within the framework of the presidential tour, of three new strategic agreements with Ankara in the financial, agricultural and tourist areas, although details are not known. Currently, Maduro said, more than 54 agreements are being developed between the two nations, one of the most important being the daily air interconnection between Caracas and Istanbul.

On the other hand, the leader of the Venezuelan opposition Juan Guaidó insisted this Sunday on the need to achieve a “comprehensive agreement” with the dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro that allows “free and fair” presidential elections.scheduled for 2024.

“We ratify the need for international pressure, to achieve a comprehensive agreement and to consolidate unity with primaries and presence in the streets to obtain the free and fair presidential election that they owe us”he wrote on his Twitter account. Already on Saturday, Guaidó had affirmed that the anti-Chavista unit will be consolidated in the primary elections, ahead of the presidential elections. “Today from Barinas we tell Venezuela that we are going to free it. I came looking for you to reconquer Venezuela, to inspire those who want to believe. Venezuela already has someone who can defeat the dictatorship, the unity consolidated in primaries,” said the former deputy. Guaidó made a call to strengthen unity because, as he stated, it is the “most powerful tool” to defeat the dictatorship in elections. “Today Venezuela has a powerful majority that must be exercised in the street. There is no way for the dictatorship to defeat unity,” he noted. A group of organizations and civil associations in Venezuela proposed on Thursday that The politicians who have been disqualified from holding positions of popular election participate in the primaries that the opposition plans to hold in 2023, ahead of the presidential elections in 2024.

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