Venezuela – Belarus relations aim at economic and productive complementarity

This Wednesday, a floral tribute to the Father of the Homeland, Simon Bolivar, was held at the National Pantheon on the Commemoration of the 25th anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Republic of Belarus; celebrated on February 4.

During his participation in this solemn act, the President of the Venezuela-Belarus High-Level Joint Commission, Ricardo Menéndez, stated that “we have a cooperation between our nations that aims at productive economic complementarity.”

In this sense, he emphasized the result of these strategic relations. Both countries have agreements in several areas, industry sector, the largest tractor and truck factories in the South American nation stand out, one with a manufacturing capacity of 10 thousand tractors and the other of 5 thousand trucks.

Likewise, the Vice-President of the Planning Sector also highlighted that in these 23 years of the Bolivarian Revolution, the relationship between Venezuela and Belarus constituted a strategic route. “A map configured by the two nations, both President Lukashenko and President Chavez at the time and now President Nicolas Maduro, based on a vision of the Geopolitics of Peace and integration.”

Regarding the High-Level Mixed Commission, the Minister of Planning pointed out that President Maduro has proposed a boost in the relationship between our countries. “That is why these days commissions were in the Belarusian capital to deal with aeronautical issues of interest, subscribing agreements for direct flights between Venezuela – Minsk, and thus having a defense from the international transport to face the challenges of the Unilateral Coercive Measures.”

For his part, the Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus in Venezuela, Andrei Molchan, stated that “bilateral relations between Venezuela and Belarus are based on the thinking of the liberator, Simon Bolivar. He also referred to Bolivar as not only a talented warrior, politician, and statesman, but also a great diplomat, and now we contemporary diplomats are based on his ideals: the defense of sovereignty, friendship between peoples, and consolidation of efforts in their struggle against enemies.”

Likewise, the Chancellor of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Felix Plasencia pointed out that “the peoples and governments of Belarus and Venezuela work together by defending Peace, dignity, and dignity of our peoples,” and recalled that both nations are defenders of the Charter of the United Nations.


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