Chancellor Arreaza and Bachelet evaluated consequences of US blockade against Venezuela

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jorge Arreaza, and the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations (UN), Michelle Bachelet, evaluated the consequences of the economic blockade imposed arbitrarily, unilaterally and illegally by the government of the United States. United (USA) against Venezuela.
“We had to analyze the impact of the illegal blockade that goes against the international law of the US government against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, against its economy. A financial, commercial and oil blockade that hinders the advancement of this model of social protection, which is anti-neoliberal, anti-privatizing and puts the family, the citizens above”, said Arreaza in statements broadcast by Venezolana de Televisión after the meeting ended. It took place at the Casa Amarilla, headquarters of the Chancellery, in Caracas.
In this regard, he explained that Bachelet was also told about the importance and progress of the model of social protection and guarantee of human rights, endorsed by the Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, in force since 1999.
“This Constitution was the first major step for us to build, design and implement a human rights protection system that goes much further” of traditional social rights, said Arreaza.
During the meeting, he explained, both representatives examined the challenges facing the country, in order to strengthen the protection of Venezuela’s human rights.
For this, Arreaza announced that the High Commissioner of Human Rights, who will remain in the country until Friday, will hold a meeting with representatives of the sectoral vice presidencies, as well as the public powers to also contribute to improving the protection system. that has been promoted in the country for 20 years.
Bachelet arrived in Venezuela on Wednesday afternoon, through the Maiquetía International Airport, in La Guaira state, with the aim of establishing new cooperation mechanisms and strengthening human rights policies in Venezuela.
The arrival of Bachelet responds to a formal invitation made, through a letter, by the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, on November 8.
It is expected that in addition to meeting with representatives of the National Government, she holds meetings with private organizations and members of the Venezuelan opposition.