Peru will ask the Lima group to break off relations with Venezuela – El Comercio – Peru


Peru will propose to the Lima group the break of diplomatic relations with Venezuela and prohibit the entry into the block countries to all members of the dome of the government of Nicolás Maduro, announced the chancellor Friday Néstor Popolizio.

"As we have unknown elections [venezolanas] last May, the natural consequence is that we propose as one of the actions a break of diplomatic relations with Venezuela"He told Popolizio to the foreign press.

Peru, which was the promoter of the Lima group, composed of 14 countries in the Americas, will bring these proposals to a block meeting scheduled for December 19 in Bogota (Colombia), said the minister, adding that it is also for organize a meeting of 14 block foreign ministers for January.

Popolizio He indicated that these proposals from Peru seek to contribute to the end of the "Maduro dictatorship", which will begin the new six-year term on January 10, due to the results of the May 23 elections, unknown to many by the international community.

Peru will also propose "to prohibit the entry into our countries of all Venezuelan leadership members so that they know that no country in the Lima group will be welcome," Popolizio said.

A similar measure has already been adopted by the United States, the European Union and Canada, said the Foreign Minister of Population.

The Lima Group, created on the initiative of Peru in August 2017, is also composed of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Guyana and Santa Lucia.



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