This Tuesday, the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, was received by Marzouq Al-Ghanim, President of the National Assembly of Kuwait, the fourth country visited by the Venezuelan president as part of the Eurasian tour that began last week.
This is reported by the Presidential Press Twitter account.
The parliamentary representative, reports the Almayadeen news portal, has strongly criticized the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) for exercising double standards in the face of ongoing conflicts, comparing the occupation of the Israeli nation, for more than 60 years, in lands of the State of Palestine and try to expel Russia “for a military campaign that began days or weeks ago”.
The Kuwaiti National Assembly is recognized in the Arabian Gulf region for being made up of directly democratically elected representatives, recognizing the right of women to vote and be elected.
Earlier, he met with the Kuwaiti Prime Minister, Sheikh Sabah al Khalid al Sabah, in order to strengthen the ties of brotherhood between the two nations.
This meeting was classified by President Maduro as extraordinary.
According to the official source, the objective of the meeting is for both governments to expand their diplomatic relations at all levels, while allowing them to strengthen and consolidate areas of cooperation.
President Maduro’s international tour is characterized by maintaining a broad cooperation agenda that focuses on the areas of science and technology, agriculture, transportation, energy, tourism and culture.
Kuwait and Venezuela share historical ties of cooperation in the context of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), of which they are founding members along with Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia with coincidences in favor of the protection of strategic interests.
The diplomatic alliances between Kuwait and Venezuela date back to September 13, 1965. Among its most recent ties, the signing of a cooperation agreement in cultural matters to promote the exchange of activities related to literature, cinema, architecture, museums, music, dance, theater, libraries and archives, signed in 2021 in the context of the visit of the then Chancellor of the Republic, Félix Plasencia.
This meeting was part of the work agenda carried out by the Venezuelan head of state in the Arab country, where he has already held a meeting with the next secretary general of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Haitham al-Ghais.
On Monday, the president Ripe after arriving at Kuwait Emir Airport, he was received by the Kuwaiti Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sheik Mohammad Abdullah.