Caracas.- The Minister for Foreign Relations, Carlos Faría, emphasized this Wednesday the need for dialogue and diplomacy to prevail, in the face of the global crisis that is intended to be imposed, by those who seek confrontation and divide the world.
During his participation in a meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), held in New York, United States (USA); The Venezuelan Foreign Minister stressed that, given the current situation, it is important to have a solid movement that calls for peace.
“Today when attempts are being made to divide the world as a bloc, which seeks to strengthen arbitrariness, based on confrontation and imposition, our call is to strengthen the diplomacy of dialogue, diplomacy, tolerance and mutual respect. Today we need a solid movement and united, a true space that vindicates our historical character of anti-war and peace lovers,” Faría said in statements broadcast by Venezolana de Televisión.
In this regard, he expressed concern about the persistence of imposing unilateralism, and the use of sanctions as a tool to weaken the sovereign will of States.
“The implementation of unilateral coercive measures seems to have become the preferred tool of some countries with a desire for neocolonial domination, to force the sovereign will of the States,” stressed the Venezuelan diplomat.
In this regard, he explained that these measures – which violate international law and the Charter of the United Nations – affect more than 30 countries, including Venezuela, which seek to strengthen development, for recovery, after two years of the Covid pandemic. -19.
“From here we insist on our call for its complete, immediate lifting,” he stressed.
“The road to recovery and overcoming the challenges it faces today is based on the strengthening of neoliberalism. We need more unity, more cooperation and greater solidarity,” said the Venezuelan foreign minister.
On the other hand, he ratified, on behalf of Venezuela, his commitment to work, jointly with the NAM, to promote new strategies, facing the post-pandemic era.
“We reaffirm our commitment to the NAM, its fighting spirit and the Bandung Principles. We underline the importance of defending, preserving and promoting our positions and our working methods”, he stated.
The NAM is an important forum for political coordination made up of 120 member countries that have the objective of raising their voices on behalf of the interests and priorities of developing nations from various continents.
Its main objective is to establish an alliance of independent states and establish a neutral current and non-alignment with the international politics of the great powers.