Prosecutor Khan thanks Venezuela for spaces of dialogue and complementarity

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Karim Khan, as part of his fourth work visit to the country, thanked the president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, for his receptivity and willingness to foster environments and spaces for dialogue and complementarity, to address issues related to Human Rights, and highlighted that in the next three weeks a technical team will arrive in the country to work together in agreed areas.

Prosecutor Khan revealed that during his stay he held meetings with representatives of the National Parliament with whom he signed the work plan established in 2023 between the head of state and himself, he met with Executive Vice President Delcy Rodríguez with whom he spoke about assistance technical and took a tour of the “Simón Rodríguez” Socialist Mission Base in Petare (Caracas) and held a meeting with the “Tinta Violeta” NGO in the La Vega parish (also in Caracas), dedicated to the defense of women who have suffered domestic violence.

In this sense, he called on men, athletes and artists to raise their voices against this type of violence and not be ashamed: “Mostly men, in gender, are the ones who commit this type of violence, attacking the mothers of the country and it is something that has to be strongly criticized.”

In terms of the signed work plan, he acknowledged that President Nicolás Maduro has committed to supporting the progress of the independent investigation carried out by the ICC in Venezuela. Likewise, the Prosecutor reiterated that there is an environment and spaces for dialogue and complementarity between his office and the national government.