“We must take a step further”, stressed the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, when proposing the linking of the integral action agenda of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples’ Trade Treaty (ALBA- TCP) with the portfolio of daily decisions of each Head of State and Government.
During his speech at the XX ALBA-TCP Summit, he pointed out that it would be interesting to give “maximum strategic importance to the construction of true mechanisms of union and joint government with our peoples”.
“We have to go much further, that is the call that Venezuela has come to ratify in light of the need for our governments to take one more step towards joint action, for a joint action program”, he pointed out when referring to the discussion of the Post-pandemic 2022 Work Plan. Strategic decisions that will point to joint actions to counteract the effects of COVID-19 in the ALBA-TCP countries.
From the Palace of the Revolution, located in Havana, he pointed out that it is essential to maintain coordination on issues that concern the member states, given the destabilizing maneuvers that seek to undermine stability and regional unity.
When referring to the latent coup operations in Bolivia, Cuba and Nicaragua, the Venezuelan dignitary urged to demand respect for the political processes of sovereign nations, while questioning the double standards of foreign powers that try to justify destabilizing actions to the detriment of the population.
“We cannot allow our people to be divided. We must build and rebuild the union of our peoples”, he said.
ALBA-TCP is the union house
On the occasion of the 17th anniversary of ALBA-TCP, he stressed that the regional bloc “is the house of union, the house of big dreams”, where private interests do not prevail, but joint development.
“ALBA has been our space, our home, here we are brothers. There are no powerful who dominate, blackmail, scold and threaten, nor weak threatened, here we are all the same”, he added.
He indicated that the ALBA-TCP has made itself felt to raise the collective voice, demonstrating not only strength, but also its commitment to the self-determination of the peoples.