Lula will speak with Maduro, who has arrived in Brazil for the presidential summit

Brasilia-. Today, the President of Brazil, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, receives his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro, who arrived in this country to participate tomorrow in the summit of South American leaders, and talks with them.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 11 governors will attend the event, which will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, in this city.

“I appreciate the warm welcome extended to us in Brasilia, the capital of the Federative Republic of Brazil. In the next few hours, we will work to develop a diplomatic agenda that promotes the necessary unity for the peoples of our continent. I notice! Maduro posted on social networks.

The Brazilian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Lula and Maduro should discuss progress in the process of normalizing bilateral relations, which began on January 1.

“At the meeting, the two leaders should study priority issues to deepen dialogue in all areas of the relationship,” the official note noted.

“In this sense, the presidents will discuss the results of the recent multidisciplinary mission to the Venezuelan capital organized by the Brazilian Cooperation Agency and which brought together representatives of more than 20 Brazilian government bodies,” he noted.

Likewise, “special attention will be given to boundary issues, highlighting the protection of the populations residing in that strip, including the indigenous Yanomami peoples.”

Last week, Lula received the credentials of the new Venezuelan ambassador to Brazil, Manuel Vicente Fadel, in an official procedure to restore relations between the two countries.

Fadel was appointed by Maduro, even before the PT founder’s inauguration, last December.

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After the ceremony, the Venezuelan president said that the normalization of relations between Brazil and his country is a “major step” that constitutes “a new starting point for the consolidation of unity between the two brotherly countries.”

The presence of a new Venezuelan ambassador to the South American giant ends a three-year period during which the neighboring country had no diplomatic representatives recognized by the Brazilian government.

This absence is due to the fact that the administration of former President Jair Bolsonaro (2019-2022) decided to recognize the parallel government of self-proclaimed President Juan Guaido, and thus his allies as legitimate diplomats.

Lula’s coming to power put an end to the policy of hostilities against Caracas, initiated by CEO Bolsonaro, which included the closure of the Brazilian embassy in Venezuela and the expulsion of Venezuelan diplomats in this country.

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