The People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations, Jorge Arreaza, held a conversation on Monday with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain, Arancha González, to whom he updated on the process of dialogue with the opposition, implicit in the appointment of the new authorities of the Electoral Power in Venezuela.

“I had a valuable conversation with the Chancellor of Spain, Arancha González Laya. I updated her, above all, on the process of dialogues and the search for consensus that led to the appointment of the new CNE. I confirmed that we expect respect and cooperation from Spain in the dialogue in Venezuela”, The Foreign Minister communicated through his Twitter account @jaarreaza.

Last Friday, June 12, the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) through the Constitutional Chamber and prior to declaring the unconstitutional omission of the National Assembly (AN) in contempt, appointed the new rectors of the National Electoral Council ( CNE).

Regarding this decision of the Judiciary, President Nicolás Maduro stressed that “it was the result of political dialogues, of the peace dialogues that have been held at the National Dialogue Table”.

Recently, the Spanish Chancellor welcomed “the agreement for the management of humanitarian aid to fight against COVID-19”, established between the People’s Power Ministry for Health of Venezuela, advisers from an opposition sector and the Pan American Organization of Health (PAHO) to unify efforts in the response to COVID-19 in the South American nation.


People’s Power Ministry for Foreign Relations of Venezuela