The Story about the interest in the events in Vene

The Story about the interest in the events in Venezuela on May 17, 2019

1. Negotiation process.


17 may 201904:55

Venezuelan President met for the first time with representatives of the International contact group

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met for the first time with representatives of the International contact group. The meeting discussed the consequences of the blockade and us sanctions. (…)

The international contact group was established at the beginning of the year on the initiative of the European Union. It included representatives of a number of European countries, as well as four Latin American States — Bolivia, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Ecuador. The meeting at the high level is held for the first time. (…)

The third meeting of the International contact group on Venezuela was held on 6-7 may in Costa Rica."[]



Reuters: the authorities and the opposition in Venezuela will discuss in Norway the possibility of negotiations

Previously, joint meetings of supporters of the President of the Republic Nicolas Maduro and the opposition have not yet been held

BUENOS AIRES, may 16. /TASS./ Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition went to Norway to discuss the possibility of negotiations to resolve the crisis in the country. This was reported on Wednesday by Reuters. (...)” []



Canadian foreign Minister: Ottawa and Havana must find ways to overcome the crisis in Venezuela

Christa Freeland will meet with Cuban foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez

OTTAWA, may 16. /TASS./ The governments of Canada and Cuba should discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and work together to find ways to overcome it. (…)

… On May 3 from the states entering into Lima's Group (Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Chile) the statement followed - for need to involve Cuba (as the ally president Nicol;s Maduro) into the search of the solution of crisis in Venezuela . (…)

Earlier, on May 7, Havana expressed readiness to assist in settlement of a political crisis in Venezuela if the corresponding request arrives from the president Maduro. (…)" []

May 17, 2019 10:26

Translation from Russian into English: May 17, 2019 22:55.
Владимир Владимирович Залесский «Рассказ об интересе к событиям в Венесуэле 17 мая 2019 года».