The president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, made a new visit to Venezuela this Saturday, November 18, to meet with his counterpart, President Nicolás Maduro.
Maduro and Petro addressed issues of migration, energy transition and climate change, reported the Colombian media Semana. Petro arrived in Caracas from San Francisco (United States), where he participated in the Leaders’ Summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) accompanied by his wife, Verónica Alcocer.
“The desire for cooperation between Colombia and Venezuela is strengthened with the visit of President Gustavo Petro,” said the Venezuelan presidential press office.
The private meeting and conversation between both presidents included the reopening of the binational border, security and Venezuela’s support for the “total peace” policy advanced by the Colombian government.
The Presidency of Colombia reported that, in addition to the first lady, Gustavo Petro’s delegation includes the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Álvaro Leyva Durán, and other senior officials.
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Petro attends and exhibits at the Book Fair
Before meeting with Nicolás Maduro, President Petro visited the Venezuelan International Book Fair (Filven), in which Colombia is the guest of honor for the first time.
There the president of the brother country presented his autobiography “One life, many lives”, stating that it has been “a hinge” within the leftist generation that was “exterminated” in Colombia.
The work is the story “of the history of struggles of an entire generation of Latin American revolutionaries.”
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