Permanent Mission of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the United Nations


Foreign Minister: NAM Senior Officials Meeting has been fruitful


The Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Delcy Rodriguez, said regarding the opening on Tuesday of the XVII NAM Summit that Venezuela is marking a milestone in the history of international geopolitics.

The Foreign Minister informed, during her participation in the show “Contacto con Maduro”, that the Republic of Nicaragua was designated as rapporteur, while the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela was appointed to preside over the Political and the Social and Economic Committee, at the Senior Officials meeting, in charge of drafting the summit’s final declaration.

“The discussions with senior officials of all delegations have been fruitful,” said the head of the Venezuelan foreign affairs.”

The NAM Summit started this Tuesday and it is divided into three consecutive segments: Senior Officials Meeting, Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, and Summit of Heads of State and Government.  Issues related to the social and political economy are discussed in two working groups during the Senior Officials meetings with the participation of the more than 100 delegations that are part of this international organization.

The agreements resulting from these preliminary meetings will be presented to the respective Foreign Ministers for their revision.

The XVII NAM Summit “United on the path of peace” will finish next 18 September. Venezuela will hold the Pro Tempore Presidency for a period of three years, committed to the promotion of the fundamental guidelines of the Movement, better known as the Principles of Bandung.