The Vice-minister for Latin America of the People’s Power Ministry for Foreign Relations, Rander Peña, held on Friday a cordial meeting with the Charge d’Affaires of the United Mexican States in Venezuela, Mauricio Vizcaíno, in which they expressed their mutual desire to strengthen ties of cooperation.
Likewise, during the meeting, the diplomats agreed to establish a roadmap to follow up on the agreements that the two countries have in different sectors of strategic interest to both peoples, the Vice-minister reported through his Twitter account @RanderPena.
HOY// Sostuvimos cordial reunión con Mauricio Vizcaino, Encargado de Negocios de México en Venezuela, expresamos el deseo mutuo de fortalecer lazos de cooperación y acordamos hoja de ruta para hacer seguimiento a los acuerdos que ambos países mantienen en distintos sectores. pic.twitter.com/PjJIrR2SuA— Rander Peña (@RanderPena) June 4, 2021
Venezuela and Mexico have been revitalizing their cooperative relations since the triumph of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador at the end of 2018.
This Saturday, June 5, the South American nation signed, along with the rest of the member countries, a statement from the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples’ Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), in which they express a strong rejection to the “shameful verbal attack” by the Secretary General of the Association of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, on the Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard, on June 4.
The Venezuelan Government has recognized and congratulated on several occasions, through President Nicolás Maduro and Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza, the coordinating effort and leadership shown by Mexico at the head of the pro tempore presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), from January 2020, extended to the current year by unanimous agreement of its members.
Venezuela also fully endorsed that the Aztec nation assumed the presidency of the Council of Ministers of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) on May 27, which has 35 members from the Greater Caribbean region.