Speaking at the Energy Committee, What the Future Holds for Us, held during the Diplomatic Forum in Antalya, Turkey, Ariza noted that the South American country has the largest proven reserves of crude oil, in addition to gas, coal and the capitalist model needs these resources “.
And about the possibility of lifting the sanctions approved by Washington, the title indicated that the Bolivarian revolution coincided in the past twenty years with several American administrations responding to a regime that could change its tactics, not its strategic goals.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs stressed that the United States’ doors are open if it wants to invest in the Venezuelan oil sector, but on the basis of a relationship of mutual respect conditional on stopping the aggression against the South American country.
He also highlighted the importance of the energy issue in geopolitics and human survival, arguing that the transition to sustainable energy cannot be regulated by decree; The Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated in a press release that it will take several decades and oil and gas will continue to be used.
The Antalya Diplomatic Forum brought together representatives of countries from different continents and multilateral organizations, with a program focused on strengthening international diplomacy.
Within the framework of his agenda in the Eurasian state, the Venezuelan Foreign Minister held, on Saturday, a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu, with whom he reviewed the state of bilateral relations and relations in the areas of strategic cooperation.
During the meeting, Ariza delivered a message from President Nicolas Maduro addressed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in which he welcomed the celebration of the international event.
The Venezuelan Foreign Minister also spoke with his Palestinian counterparts, Riyad al-Maliki. From Cameroon, Legon Mbela Mbele, and from Zimbabwe, Frederick Musiwa Makamor, for the consolidation of friendship and solidarity.
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