Venezuela's, China's foreign ministers agree on taking convergent positions in international, multilateral fora - MPPRE

Venezuela’s, China’s foreign ministers agree on taking convergent positions in international, multilateral fora

The Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Félix Plasencia, held a conversation with his counterpart of the People’s Republic of China, Wang Yi, where they reaffirmed their rejection to unilateral coercive measures, foreign meddling in their countries’ domestic affairs, and unilateralism.

In a thread on his Twitter account @PlasenciaFelix, the Venezuelan foreign minister pointed out that he agreed with the also State Councilor “to continue working together for our comprehensive development in all multilateral fora and international spaces.”

During their conversation, the two diplomats committed to supporting Venezuela’s leadership in the region and advancing the relations between China and Latin America and the Caribbean through CELAC and ALBA-TCP in order to confirm the success of the forthcoming 3rd Meeting of the China-CELAC Forum.

Foreign Minister Plasencia thanked China for its cooperation in health to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and the protection to the life of the Venezuelan people.

“We are deepening the China-Venezuela Comprehensive Strategic Partnership through the mechanisms established by the Joint Commission,” wrote Plasencia on Twitter.

The conversation with his Chinese counterpart sealed the successful participation of the head of the Venezuelan diplomacy in the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, where Plasencia also held bilateral meetings with multilateral agencies, international organizations, and authorities from the following 39 countries: Turkey, Palestine, Ethiopia, Botswana, Nicaragua, Iraq, Libya, Senegal, Guinea Bissau, Vietnam, Iran, Nigeria, South Africa, Belarus, Kuwait, Qatar, Mozambique, Gambia, Cuba, Syria, Portugal, Cameroon, Serbia, Namibia, Argelia, Mexico, Las Bahamas, South Sudan, Kenia, Azerbaijan, India and Angola.

Likewise, the Venezuelan foreign minister held meetings with representatives from the International Red Cross and the United Nations (Secretary General, Alliance of Civilizations, UNDP, President of the General Assembly, ECLAC and Fund for Population Activities).