World Venezuela-Maduro ready to dial with opposition

04:25  13 may  2021
04:25  13 may  2021 Source:   lepoint.fr

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 Gio Ponti forever - and in XXL New Release © Antoine Baralhe The Villa Planchart in Caracas, Venezuela, designed Gio Ponti between 1953-57. In the foreground you can see his "Mariposa" lounger, who celebrated his debut here (for Cassina, Model 851 of 1954).

Venezuelan Presidency/AFP/Getty Images. Nicolas Maduro , Venezuela 's embattled president, told Russian state media he's ready to negotiate with the country's opposition and claimed he's in talks to set up international mediation to help resolve the crisis. But hours later, his offer was rejected by opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who said he would only engage in dialogue with the "real holders of power" in the country and said Maduro was the only person responsible for the humanitarian crisis in the country. Guaidó, the president of the National Assembly who was sworn in as interim president last week

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said he was prepared to hold negotiations with the US-backed opposition and added he would support early parliamentary elections, RIA Novosti reported on Wednesday. "I am ready to sit down at the negotiating table with the opposition so that we could talk for the good of Venezuela ," Maduro told the Russian state news agency in an interview in Caracas. Last week the oil-rich but economically devastated Latin American country was plunged into uncertainty when the US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido proclaimed himself "acting president".

Venezuela-Politics / (Photo, TV): Venezuela-Madaro ready to dial with opposition

Caracas, May 12 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is ready to Dialogue with the Leader of the opposition Juan Guaido with the participation of the Norwegian government and other mediators, he said Wednesday night on a broadcast on state television.

earlier in the day, the opposition's spokespersons said that Norway had facilitated contact between the two parties as a precursor of the mediation of potential talks to solve the humanitarian and economic crisis that through the country.

Freddy Guevara, a member of the Juan Guaido team, said that "it's a process that has already begun," adding that there would be "many meetings" to find an agreement to end the crisis . Nicolas Maduro stated that he would agree to discuss with the participation of the European Union and the Norwegian Government, as well as the International Contact Group, a coalition of European and Latin American countries focused on the search for a solution to the crisis of Venezuela.

"When they want, where they want it and as they want, I'm willing to meet all the opposition to see what comes out," he said.

Venezuela must elect governors later this year and it is not yet clear if the opposition will participate. In December 2020, most of the opposition boycotted the legislative elections, saying that voting conditions were not equitable. (Vivian Seer and Sarah Kinosian; French version Camille Raynaud)

Venezuela: Seizure of the headquarters of a critical diary of Maduro and sentenced to justice .
© Federico Parra The drafting room of the Venezuelan daily El Nacional, June 15, 2019 Venezuelan justice started Friday the seizure of the newspaper seat El Nacional, Criticism of the Maduro Government, to cover the $ 13 million of compensation that a court ordered him to pay a senior Chavist responsible, following a defamation trial.

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