Venezuela rejects from ALBA exclusion in Summit of the Americas

The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, denounced this Friday the exclusionary policy of the United States Government regarding the upcoming Summit of the Americas, and highlighted the resistance and solidarity that arose in various Latin American and Caribbean nations in the face of this maneuver.

When speaking at the 21st Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas-People’s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP). in Havana, the president described as erratic the call to that meeting that will take place in the city of Los Angeles.

He added that “it has been tried and is intended to exclude from that meeting, so-called as of The Americas, the peoples of Nicaragua, Cuba and Venezuela”.

At the same time, he highlighted “the enormous power of the Latin American and Caribbean conscience, the general protest of governments and peoples to the alleged process of exclusion”.

Similarly, he stressed the position assumed by the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, “who has stood up to raise the voice of truth, morality, and the dignity of an entire continent”.

Likewise, he highlighted the firm and courageous position of the president of Honduras, Xiomara Castro; the Bolivian president, Luis Arce; the Argentinean president, Alberto Fernández, and of other governments that “with different tonalities and emphasis have been forceful and clear”.

Finally, the Venezuelan leader stated that: “Venezuela fully ratifies, as a revolutionary people, its commitment to the path of union and liberation of the continent.”