In order to exchange ideas and move forward with the consolidation of relations between the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the African people, Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza met on Friday with an African delegation following their participation in the Bicentennial Congress of the Peoples of the World.
At the meeting, the participation of young members of African social movements stood out as they expressed their interest in the education and training areas, recognizing that the Bolivarian Revolution is a model for the struggles in their countries.
The meeting was attended by Roland Lumumba and Ali Hassan Masampu from the Patrice Lumumba Foundation, Alain Lembra Didah from Chad, Bernardino Zunguse from Mozambique, Fortunate Kitimini, youth secretary of the People’s Party for Reconstruction and Democracy, and Kasongo Gauthier of the Biso Peuple (We The People) Movement, both from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The African representatives expressed their support and solidarity with the Venezuelan people and government in the face of U.S. attacks and to demand respect for their independence and self-determination.
The Bicentennial Congress of the Peoples of the World aimed to raise the flags of social movements, including African and afrodescendants, in order to foster the fight for an inclusive model of society of equality and social justice.