“There are nations that are seeking to undermine the basic principles of multilateralism and encourage global injustices such as colonialism, wars, the attack on sovereignty over their natural resources and the imposition of unilateral and illegal unilateral coercive measures,” denounced the foreign minister. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, during his speech at the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development of the United Nations (UN), in New York.
In this regard, the Venezuelan Foreign Minister pointed out that these coercive and unilateral measures are “contrary to the principles and purposes of the Charter of the United Nations and the Declaration on the Principles of International Law, concerning relations of friendship and cooperation with the United States. ”
At the same time, he stressed that “the imposition of unilateral coercive measures was rejected by the Heads of State and Government from all over the world, by adopting the 2030 Agenda in 2015, and despite this, an intensification against Venezuela has been constant search to affect economic and political stability in our country. It is necessary that he cease immediately not only against Venezuela, but also against Iran, against Cuba and all the countries that have been subjected and victims of unilateral coercive measures by the US administration”.
On the other hand, the Venezuelan diplomat urged those present to join efforts to comply with the Sustainable Development Agenda – 2030, having as a common route “social, economic and environmental investments, to restore the spirit of solidarity and work in a profound social for the economy and for the societies of our world”.
Finally, Chancellor Arreaza said that “if we comply with the Sustainable Development Agenda and its objectives we will be in the presence of a social revolution, a better world and peace.”