During the high-level meeting, held at the Casa Amarilla (Foreign Ministry headquarters), the head of Venezuelan diplomacy made a brief review of the binational ties and highlighted the historical role of the African nation.
Faria highlighted the importance of the Venezuela-Nigeria joint commission as an example for other nations in the construction of a multicentric and pluripolar world, according to the Foreign Ministry in a press release.
In turn, Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama pointed out that in spite of the impact of unilateral coercive measures, the Venezuelan State has remained “standing up, without breaking down, promoting the development of its people”.
The Nigerian Foreign Minister also insisted on the need to consolidate the road map of cooperation and South-South brotherhood ties.
The Joint Commission contemplates working tables in the political and diplomatic fields, on issues related to science and technology, agriculture, energy, mining, transportation, culture, oil and gas, migration issues, education and tourism, among others.