Caracas, July 8: The embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro-led government and his opposition are slated to relaunch their stalled negotiations in Barbados in an attempt to pave solutions to put an end to the months-long economic and political crisis in the nation, the opposition chief Juan Guaido informed on Sunday.
According to ANI news reports, in an officials statement, Guaido said, “In response to the mediation of the Kingdom of Norway, (the opposition) will attend a meeting with representatives of the usurper regime in Barbados, to establish a negotiation on the end of the dictatorship.”
Both Maduro and Guaido had sent their representatives in May to Oslo to discuss for what the Norwegian government had encouraged but however, they failed to reach a common deal.
However, people having knowledge of the matter, on Saturday, told Reuters talks would resume this week.
Last month, Maduro has said the second round of negotiations has been conducted with the opposition in the Norwegian capital, Oslo, noting secret dialogues have been underway for around a couple of months.
Maduro was quoted by his press service as saying, “[On] May 29, the second day of dialogue with the opposition ended in Norway. Minister [for Communication and Information] Jorge Rodriguez, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza and [Miranda state] Governor Hector Rodriguez were present there.”
The Norwegian government has stated the parties have demonstrated their willingness to move towards finding for “an agreed-upon and constitutional solution” for Venezuela, which is facing an economic and political crisis.
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