Abbas was received by Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza for a two day visit to the country before going to Chile and Cuba.
During a recent visit to India, Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, said the South American country was interested in conducting transactions with the Indian government and business sector using India’s national currency, the Indian Rupee(INR), instead of the U.S. Dollar.
Campaign chiefs, Luis Romero for candidate Henri Falcon, and Jorge Rodriguez for President Nicolas Maduro, signed an agreement guaranteeing that all parties would respect the results of the upcoming presidential elections and delay the election until the second half of May from the previous April 22 date.
Romero and Rodriguez attended a press conference at the country’s National Election Council, or CNE, where its chief Tibisay Lucena announced the agreement and said a date would be set as part of upcoming discussions between the government and opposition parties.
Venezuela‘s National Electoral Council, or CNE, opened official registration for candidates wishing to participate in the upcoming presidential elections scheduled for April 22.
Starting Monday, the CNE will be accepting formal applications from the candidates. The window for candidate registration will close Tuesday, Feb. 27.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Thursday that his government has raised US$1 billion in the first two days of its “Petro” cryptocurrency sale.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega became the latest Latin American leader to reject the exclusion of Venezuela from the Summit of the Americas due to be held in Peru in April, describing the controversial move led by the Peruvian government as an act of “political intolerance.”
The Venezuelan Government has officially announced the pre-sale of the Petro (PTR) cryptocurrency – the first commodity-secured currency of its kind in the world.
Peru‘s opposition Broad Front (FA) party has submitted a motion to Congress calling for U.S. President Donald Trump to be banned from the 8th Summit of the Americas, due to be held April 13 and 14 in Lima.
Venezuelan Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez has insisted that the government delegation for dialogue with the opposition in the Dominican Republic is ready to finalize an agreement of coexistence on Monday, “which would be good news for all.”
Venezuelan Government and Opposition are scheduled to meet to ink a peace agreement. Both sides will return to the Dominican Republic to formalize the terms of the negotiations.