Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó criticized this Monday that, upon his arrival in Caracas on Sunday, the new ambassador of Colombia, Armando Benedettiwill not talk about issues that affect Venezuelans, such as migration, the humanitarian emergencythe defense of human rights, the “political prisoners”, among others.
On his Twitter account, Guaidó listed some of the main issues on which he expected the diplomat to pronounce on his first visit to the oil nation, after being appointed ambassador by President Gustavo Petro.
“Upon his arrival in Venezuela, the ambassador sent by President Petro did not talk about 7 million migrants and refugees, Colombia receives the most, complex humanitarian emergency, displacement of indigenous communities by terrorist groupsfree elections,” said the anti-Chavista.
He also questioned that Benedetti will not mention the “ongoing ecocide in the Venezuelan Amazon”the “smuggling and human trafficking, the “protection of (the president of Venezuela, Nicolás) Maduro” to dissidents of the FARC and the ELN”, in addition to poverty, and the denunciations in international instances for crimes against humanity committed in Venezuela.
The former deputy recalled that Benedetti was appointed by a democratically elected president and that it is for this right that Venezuelans are fighting.