The President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, received on Monday the diplomatic credentials of the Colombian ambassador to Venezuela, Armando Benedetti.
From the Simón Bolívar Room in the Miraflores Palace They discussed the map of cooperation between the two countries, according to Benedetti on the social network Twitter.
“At this time we are received at the Miraflores Palace by President @NicolasMaduro, before whom I present credentials as Colombian ambassador to Venezuela. We talked about the urgency of reestablishing the bonds of friendship that should never have been broken,” Benedetti said in Twitter«.
The appointment of Armando Benedetti, a journalist by profession born in Barranquilla, was made official on August 11 in the voice of the President of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, who entrusted the priority mission of “reestablishing the institutional framework that existed decades before so that the two sister peoples can guarantee their freedoms and ensure that between Colombia and Venezuela wealth can be built for both peoples.”
Prior to his arrival in Venezuela, which took place this Sunday, August 28, the Colombian diplomat reiterated that he will work “to rebuild ties with our neighbor and repair the damage caused in the hearts of our peoples as a result of a rupture in relations that should never have happened. ”.
Likewise, this Monday the ambassador of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic to Venezuela, Mohamed Salem Ali, also delivered his credentials in the country.
The new ambassador replaces the Saharawi diplomat, Mohamed Salem Daha Lehbib, who has been carrying out these functions in the South American nation since 2013.
Since August 8, 1982, with an embassy of the SADR in Caracas, the two nations have maintained excellent high-level relations, promoting reciprocal links between the two countries.