February 4, 2023

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Venezuela’s foreign minister arrived in the country on a private plane, and doubts are growing over Maduro’s presence at the CELAC summit.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela Yuan Gil Pinto He was able to find him arriving on a private plane in Buenos Aires at noon today infobae From aeronautical sources. The aircraft, a Lear Jet 60, registered LV CCO, took off from Caracas and landed in Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia).

In addition to the Venezuelan foreign minister, at least Three Venezuelan diplomats, but there are still doubts about Nicolás Maduro’s presence at the summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). It is speculated that he may take off on a Conviaza flight this afternoon to reach Buenos Aires by midnight. Word spread that it would land at Ezesa around 4:00 am today. Ultimately, that version was rejected.

Already in Buenos Aires is Venezuela’s new foreign minister.

Gil Pinto took office in early January The fourth foreign minister Before 2021, Venezuela’s current ambassador to Colombia, Jorge Areza, and Carlos Faria.

The new president is an agronomist with a degree from the Central University of Venezuela, one of the country’s main courses. Since 2017, he has held diplomatic posts in Europe, and was appointed in October 2021. Venezuela’s mandate before the EU.

In addition, he was the head of the Agricultural Development Corporation twice during the Maduro government and the Minister of Agriculture and Lands.

The External Affairs Minister traveled on a plane from Baires Fly, which was hired just in time for the trip. The flight landed at the aeropark at 1:42 pm.

Maduro’s presence has not been confirmed. Indeed, a bilateral meeting scheduled for this afternoon with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been suspended. At midday, Maduro was still in Venezuela, and on his Twitter account he mentioned today’s rallies in his country to defend his government. “Today #23Jan People take to the streets to demand the lifting of criminal sanctions against Venezuela. Enough of the bans of economic and financial persecution that have had a terrible impact on the people. Let’s go United! ”, he posted this morning.

File photo of a plane of the Venezuelan airline Conviasa.  EFE/EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV
File photo of a plane of the Venezuelan airline Conviasa. EFE/EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV

Maduro may travel on a state-owned airline Venezuela Canviaza (Venezuela Consortium of Aeronautical Industries and Air Services SA) who was in Buenos Aires a few days ago, was able to confirm infobae. On the plane, A Embraer lineage 1000with registration YV3016Six ambassadors sent by the Chavista regime traveled to coordinate CELAC products.

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Same aircraft used for replacement in October 2020 Evo Morales Part of a list of sanctioned flights, from Buenos Aires to Caracas, after he left the Bolivian government amid a political crisis. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the United States Department of the Treasury.

The visit to Argentina of the leader of the Chavista regime was highly questioned by the local opposition, which considered that upon his arrival he should be “immediately arrested for crimes against humanity, as happened with Pinochet in London in 1998”. .

however, Alberto Fernandez He supported the dictator’s possible visit, noting that he was “more than invited” to the CELAC summit. It starts in Buenos Aires on Tuesday.

During an interview with a Brazilian media, he talked about different topics, the national leader supported the visit of the head of the Chavista regime in Buenos Aires, which created controversy and was highly questioned by some sectors.

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