Venezuelan dictator Nicolas MaduroAnd the He met via video conference with his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyevdue to the discovery of COVID-19 among members of the official Venezuelan delegation.
As stated on its website by the Azerbaijani Presidency, Maduro and Aliyev chose to speak electronically So don’t take a chance.
The two leaders planned to hold a face-to-face meeting, a broader meeting with the presence of ministers, and then follow up with a working lunch.
The delegation accompanying Maduro includes his wife, Celia Flores, senior officials and collaborators.
This morning, Maduro visited Martyrs Street in Baku and laid a wreath in front of the “Eternal Fire” complex in honor of Azerbaijani martyrs.
This is the third visit by the Venezuelan leader to the former Soviet Republic after those that took place in 2016 and 2019when he participated in the summit of the Non-Aligned Movement.
Maduro arrived in the Caspian country from Qatar on Thursday as part of a foreign tour aimed at expanding economic and trade cooperation.
This trip transported the Bolivarian dictator to several important oil and gas exporters such as Iran, Turkey, Algeria and Kuwait.
Before arriving in Azerbaijan, Maduro praised The fearsome former commander of the Revolutionary Guards, Qassem SoleimaniDuring a TV interview As part of his last trip to Iran.
The general Qassem SoleimaniThe architect of Iran’s strategy in the Middle East, was killed on January 3, 2020 in a US drone strike in Baghdad. He was in charge of the Quds Force, the special groups responsible for the Revolutionary Guards’ external operations.
“I didn’t know him, I didn’t know his size. The conversation I had with him was very harmonious, as we reviewed all the issues. He immediately offered the support of Iranian experts, and after two or three days the Iranian experts were in Venezuela to restore electrical service.And the Maduro explained during an interview broadcast on Venezuelan On June 14.
(With information from EFE)