Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced this Wednesday that he was “ready” to meet with the Venezuelan opposition and with the support of the EU, Norway and the Contact Group after opposition leader Juan Guaidó proposed a negotiation with International Mediation for the next elections in the country.
One day after Guaidó was criticized for his proposal and assured that a dialogue with the opposition had already taken place, Maduro stressed that he “is happy with the help of the EU, Norway and the contact group. Whenever they want, wherever always you want. ” and however they want, ready to meet with all the opposition, “he assured in a speech on the Venezuelan national television channel.
According to the guide, Guaidó went from a plan “that was the invasion of Venezuela to a dialogue with Maduro. Now he wants to sit down with me” and asked “what will he bring into his hands? What trap will he bring”. “Did you give him orders from the north?”
To accuse him that his “presidency is over, Guaidó” and “now it is your turn to speak to Maduro”, before what the president has assured when the opposition “takes the path of war, invasion, the Attacks, the coup gives up “état and they come to the polling street, here we wait for them”.
On Tuesday, Guaidó proposed a negotiation process with Maduro involving the international “powers” in order to hold “free and fair” elections and thus overcome the political crisis in which the nation is embroiled.
In light of this proposal, the Venezuelan President pointed out that Guaidó sought dialogue because he was “isolated and defeated” and “out of it all”. “Nobody is consulting him and the country’s course is already poised for a big mega-election this year 2021 and he’s trying to jump,” he said on Tuesday.
He also insisted that there had been a “long time” dialogue between the opposition and Bolivarianism and recalled that former opposition MP Freddy Guevara was in contact with the ruling United Socialist Party (PSUV) MP, Francisco Torrealba have stood. to discuss his application for regional elections.