This Friday Venezuela and Turkey paid honors to the Liberator Simón Bolívar, at the National Pantheon, in Caracas, where both countries reaffirmed the commitment of the legacy of the father of the country for the sovereignty and integration of the peoples.
With the realization of a floral offering ceremony, the Foreign Minister of Turkey, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, together with his counterpart from Venezuela, Félix Plasencia, paid honors to the Liberator, the Venezuelan Foreign Minister reported through his Twitter social network account.
“We accompany the Foreign Minister of Turkey @MeylutCavusoglu, to pay tribute at the National Pantheon to the memory of El Libertador, Simón Bolívar, through a floral offering ceremony where we reaffirm the commitment to his legacy of struggle for the sovereignty and integration of peoples”, Plasencia said.
The offering was placed by both foreign ministers, who were accompanied by Ambassador Sevki Mutevellioglu; the mayor of Caracas, Carmen Meléndez; and other representatives of the delegations of both nations.
Visit to the National Assembly
As part of the work agenda, the Foreign Minister of Turkey, together with the delegation that arrived in the country, toured the headquarters of the Legislative Power, where he was received by the deputies of the National Assembly.
“Visit to the Federal Legislative Palace by Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu Minister of Foreign Affairs of Türkiye and Sevki Mutevellioglu, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Türkiye,” the AN indicated, through its Twitter social network account.
III Mixed Commission
This Friday, the III Joint Commission for strategic cooperation Venezuela-Turkey was also installed at the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry, in Caracas.
The opening remarks were made by the Oil Minister, Tareck El Aissami, who welcomed the Turkish delegation and sent fraternal greetings to the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and his people.
“On behalf of the people and the Bolivarian Government and the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, we send a fraternal greeting to the President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and especially to our beloved Turkish people,” El Aissami said.
Likewise, when welcoming the delegation, he stressed: “Today I receive you in Venezuela so that together we can continue building a cooperation agenda at the highest level and for the benefit of our peoples.”
El Aissami emphasized that the cooperation between both countries represents the brotherhood between peoples and reaffirms before the international community “that we are on the right path in defense of multilateralism and the peace agenda that inspires us to work for a better world, more equitable, without hegemonies or empires, a world that opens the horizons to future times”.
In this sense, Venezuela ratifies its willingness to strengthen strategic cooperation ties with Turkey in favor of peace and economic growth, said El Aissami.
He specified that new cooperation agreements will be signed in the areas of tourism, health, science and technology, as well as education, among others.
Regarding the issue of tourism, El Aissami commented that a trip to Turkey is being planned to sign a memorandum of understanding between the associations.
For his part, the Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, highlighted the advances in brotherhood, which have strengthened the multilateral integration between the two countries.
In turn, Çavuşoğlu rejected the sanctions imposed by Washington against Venezuela, for which he stressed that, despite this, business between Ankara and Caracas has tripled, amounting to 850 million dollars, for which they hope increase to $1.5 million.
As part of their work schedule in the country, the Turkish foreign minister and his Venezuelan counterpart participated this Thursday in a business round at the International Center for Productive Investments (CIIP) with companies from both countries, to strengthen trade and investment.
“We participate, together with the Foreign Minister @MevlutCavusogluin a business round at the International Center for Productive Investments (CIIP) with companies from Turkey and Venezuela, taking stock of joint actions to be taken to strengthen trade and investment,” Plasencia wrote on the social network Twitter.
Inauguration of the San Román International School
Foreign Minister Plasencia together with his Turkish counterpart inaugurated this Thursday the San Román International School, of the Turkish Maarif Foundation, as part of bilateral cooperation.
“Together with the Chancellor @MevlutCavusoglu, we inaugurated in Caracas the San Román International School, of the Turca Maarif Foundation. This beautiful educational venue, the result of bilateral cooperation, will contribute to the training of our young people and the cultural rapprochement of both peoples,” Plasencia said on Twitter.
Arrival of Foreign Minister of Turkey
This Thursday night, the Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, arrived at the Simón Bolívar International Airport in Maiquetía, La Guaira state, to participate in the III Turkey-Venezuela Joint Cooperation Commission, as part of the cooperation and agenda diplomacy between the two countries.