Venezuela and UN High Commissioner hold talks on human rights
Caracas, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet held a videoconference on Wednesday to discuss bilateral cooperation in this area.
On Twitter, Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza valued the exchange between the president and the UN official as fruitful.
'We are making progress in cooperation with your Office in Geneva and your team in Venezuela. A constructive dialogue, respectful of the guarantee of human rights for our people,' the FM indicated.
'The president explained to the high commissioner the importance of the report on the truth of Venezuela regarding human rights,' added Arreaza, highlighting the commitment of the Bolivarian Executive in the defense of multilateralism, respect for international law and peace.
The previous week, Venezuela's president held an official meeting - via videoconference - with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres as part of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly.
During the exchange, Maduro confirmed to Guterres his willingness to strengthen cooperation with the Office of the High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet.
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