The President of Venezuela, NicolásMature, He has stated this Wednesday that he is“ready” to meet with the opposition and address the crisis situationglobal health system that also affects Venezuela due to the coronavirus pandemic, with 106 confirmed cases so far, in order to implement agreements in favor of the population“above sectarianism and politicking”.
“As a citizen of this country I am ready to speak to all the opposition, part of it, or whoever wants to speak to get toagreements that favor and protect our peopleabove sectarianism, politicking and pride, “he emphasized.
During a telephone intervention on the television program of the president of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) and vice president of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Diosdado Cabello, Maduro has also asked the Episcopal Conference and the Cardinal of Venezuela, Baltazar Porras , use its headquarters as a place to develop the Dialogue Table in an extraordinary way.
The Venezuelan leaderhas invited opposition leadersHenrique Capriles (Primero Justicia), who already commented on the need to address this situation, leaving aside political differences; Henry Ramos Allup (Democratic Action) and Manuel Rosales (A New Time), as well asall those who want to join, to sit down with him to negotiate and address the situation of the coronavirus pandemic in Venezuela. “If you don’t recognize me as president I don’t care,what matters to me is that they recognize the needto protect the people and stop the “conspiracy” and lift sanctions against Venezuelans, “said Maduro.
Hours earlier, the President explained that Venezuelahad already entered the phase of “community cases”and predicted that they will be the ones that will skyrocket in the coming days.
Venezuelahas declared “social quarantine” and announced an economic planagainst coronavirus. It has also asked for help from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Health Organization (WHO), although the IMF has denied it.