Announcement about Venezuela

We announce that the representatives of the main political actors in Venezuela are continuing the negotiations that were initiated in Oslo.

As part of this process, a negotiation table has been established that will work in a continuous and efficient manner to reach an agreed-upon solution within the framework of the Constitution. It is foreseen that the parties will carry out consultations in order to advance in the negotiations.

We emphasise the importance of the parties showing utmost caution in their comments and statements about the process.

- I reiterate my recognition of the parties’ efforts and their spirit of cooperation, and I thank the Government of Barbados for their hospitality, says the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide.