The government and the Venezuelan opposition have completed the third round of dialogue in Mexico City, in which they agreed to implement consultation mechanisms with national and international political and social actors and to bring forward “positions” in order to find solutions to the “challenges in social, economic and political affairs “.
The delegation of the government of Nicolás Maduro and that of the Single Platform of Venezuela concluded this Monday the third phase of the dialogue that began last Saturday and announced in a joint statement that they would discuss “important” items on their agenda agreed.
The parties agreed on the “need for a gender-sensitive approach to the development of dialogue and negotiations” in the statement published by the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as the agreements they will reach, hosts of the dialogue.
The delegations have also continued to “identify” with political and social actors “consultation mechanisms that are as inclusive as possible”, which is why they have agreed to hold consultations with them “immediately” at national and national level.
The aim, as you have emphasized, is to put in place “as quickly as possible” an “efficient” consultation and participation mechanism that can be installed in an “inclusive” way.
On the other hand, the government and the opposition bloc have achieved “positions” in finding solutions to the “challenges” in economic, social and political issues.
The parties also used the round to show their “rejection” of the latest acts of “xenophobia and violence” against Venezuelan families in Chile, which they denounced as “a very grave violation of human rights”.
This round of dialogue, initiated as a result of the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on August 13, began on Saturday, which was scheduled for Friday, due to the delay in the arrival of the Venezuelan government delegation in Mexico.
The government team was absent from the negotiating table because it rejected statements made by the US Ambassador to Venezuela, James Story, who they accused of putting the opposition on the agenda.
In the run-up to the meeting it was explained that the new round would basically concentrate on the economic aid mechanisms such as the special drawing rights of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as well as on the institutional framework and the reform of the judicial system. .
This new Venezuelan dialogue is mediated by Norway and supported by Mexico as a neutral negotiating area. Everyone is talking about the regional and local elections on November 21, in which the Unitary Platform has offered to participate for the first time in three years, which has regained the common flag of the Democratic Unity Table (MUD) and the opposition scored its youngest Electoral successes.