Like Alberto Fernández, Nicolás Maduro also offered help to Uruguay due to the drought

Like Alberto Fernández, Nicolás Maduro also offered help to Uruguay due to the drought


Photo: Presidential Press / Government of Venezuela
Photo: Presidential Press / Government of Venezuela

The Venezuelan president, Nicolas Madurooffered to cooperate with the government of his Uruguayan counterpart, Luis Lacalle Pouto attend to the serious crisis that the region of Montevideo and Canelones is going through as a consequence of the extreme drought that has been affecting the country for several months.

“Just as there is heat, and extreme drought, like the extreme case that our brother people of Uruguayto which we send, we take advantage of this opportunity, to send our solidarity greetings, our offer of help, humble, modest. All the support to the Uruguayan people, who are going through an extreme situation of drought never seen before,” Maduro said in front of the authorities present from Venezuela and Barbados, who were together on the occasion of the signing of a bilateral agreement.

Lacalle Pou considers Nicolás Maduro a dictator.
Lacalle Pou considers Nicolás Maduro a dictator.

Offers of help from Colombia and Argentina were left in Lacalle Pou’s desk drawer

A few days ago, the Argentine president, Alberto Fernández, formally offered through his Foreign Ministry a package of tools that could help alleviate the difficult situation, including a portable desalination plant with military personnel to operate itbut Lacale Pou said that he will not use that help for the moment.

Likewise, Fernández offered to send an Argentine Navy ship of the “Aviso” type with a 200-ton water tanker. provided by Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos SA (AySA), totally drinkable. Additionally, the Buenos Aires Executive could send bottled water or in tanks. All this came to nothing before the rejection of Lacalle Pou.

For his part, the president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, He expressed his solidarity through his Twitter account, stating that they would contact the Uruguayan government to offer them help in any aspect they require. In addition, he expressed his concern for the Uruguayan people, who are facing the climate crisis and depleting their water resources.

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