The President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro highlighted the work of defense of the Venezuelan territory carried out by the Bolivarian National Armed Forces to rid the territory of Apure from the presence of irregular armed groups from Colombia that tried to settle in the Llenera entity that shares the border with Colombia.
"Let them go! Get out of Venezuela! Let's cleanse the country of these terrorists, ”instructed the President who reported that as part of the efforts to guarantee the return of peace, the process of demining the territory began.
"Venezuelan military engineers have begun work to demining the territory of Apure, where they have brought us the dirty war in Colombia," he said while denouncing that "they are irregular armed groups, disguised as guerrillas, but that serve Ivan's drug trafficking gangs. Duque and Álvaro Uribe Vélez ”.
In this regard, the Minister for Defense, (G / J) Vladimir Padrino López pointed out that the Fanb “has been making a lot of relationship with the people through Assemblies and they have cleaned up all the debris left by these terrorists.
For his part, the head of the Strategic Operational Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (CeoFanb), (A / J) Remigio Cabellos indicated that the restoration of internal order in the Páez municipality has already been achieved and affirmed that more troops are being sent to to guarantee total control of the entire territory.
"We are in the municipalities working to capture or expel these individuals," he emphasized.