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


Foreign Minister: The absolute commitment of President Maduro helps us pave the road for peace in Colombia


The Minister of People’s Power for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Delcy Rodriguez, celebrated this Wednesday, on behalf of the Government of President Nicolas Maduro, the agreement for peace dialogue between the Government of Colombia and the National Liberation Army (ELN), following the signing of a roadmap of what it will constitute the peace process between the parties.
From the Yellow House Antonio José de Sucre in Caracas, the Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela affirmed that from Venezuela, and inspired by the historic guidelines of the Supreme Commander Hugo Chávez, “the peace of our brotherly country Colombia is being forged today, with the common origins of our father, the Liberator Simón Bolívar".
Ecuador will host the dialogue between the Government of Colombia and ELN; while Venezuela, Ecuador, Chile, Brazil and Cuba will participate in the working sessions.
In this context, the representative of the Bolivarian Diplomacy of Peace stated that in Venezuela “we are completely committed to peace in Colombia by taking a historic step that will bring happiness to Colombia, Venezuela, the region, and the international community”.
The minister Delcy Rodríguez recalled the commitment of the South American Leader, Hugo Chávez, for achieving peace in Colombia; a responsibility which remains relevant thanks to the initiatives of the Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro, through his peaceful foreign policy.