Venezuela Agrees to Continue Talks With Opposition

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02:31 GMT 13.07.2021(updated 02:33 GMT 13.07.2021)

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BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - The Venezuelan authorities is consenting to person different circular of talks with the governmental opposition, but lone if definite conditions are met, President Nicolas Maduro has said.

"The Kingdom of Norway has arrived to beforehand a dialog successful Mexico. Very well, we agree," Maduro said successful an code posted connected Twitter.

The president added that the Venezuelan authorities had enactment guardant 3 conditions.

"The archetypal 1 is that the US and EU should assistance the sanctions. The 2nd 1 is that the country's authorities should beryllium recognized arsenic morganatic by each sides. And the 3rd 1 is that each sides should wantonness immoderate criminal, coup schemes," Maduro stated.

In January 2019, Venezuela was plunged into a political situation erstwhile the erstwhile caput of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, Juan Guaido, proclaimed himself interim president successful a bid to oust re-elected President Nicolas Maduro from power.

The United States and astir Western countries endorsed Guaido and imposed crippling sanctions connected Venezuela. The restrictions specifically targeted the country's oil and fiscal industries. As a result, immoderate $5.5 cardinal of Venezuelan assets person been frozen successful planetary banks. Russia, China, Turkey, and respective different nations person been supporting Maduro.

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