The Foreign Ministry of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela reported this Thursday that an exploratory mission of the European Union arrived in our country, which has planned a series of meetings with authorities of the Public Powers and different political actors in view of the proximity of the regional elections and municipalities that will take place next Sunday, November 21, 2021.
Through the official account @CancilleriaVE of the social network Twitter, it is highlighted in a textual way: »The exploratory mission of the European Union arrived at #Venezuela Flag of the European Union that will hold meetings with the Public Powers and political actors with a view to the election day of the next # 21Nov in which Venezuelans will elect governors, mayors, legislators and councilors.
It is important to note that on June 26 of this year, the National Electoral Council reported via Twitter that “the EU's charge d'affaires in Venezuela, Duccio Bandini, informed the president of the CNE, Pedro Calzadilla, of the arrival on the next six July of the exploratory mission that will evaluate the European participation in the regional and municipal elections of November ».
The CNE explained that the mission will be made up of three officials and four electoral experts and will be in Venezuela until July 23, emphasizing that at the meeting, held at the request of the European representative, the president of the National Electoral Council and Bandini focused on the electoral schedule for the elections on November 21, the progress of which was explained by the highest electoral authority »
This information was ratified on June 22 by Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza, who said that this electoral observation mission of the European Union (EU) in the regional and local elections in the Andean country will be "welcome", although on that occasion He made it clear that “the only body that can recognize or ignore the electoral results in Venezuela is the Venezuelan people. We do not depend on any entity exogenous to Venezuela to enforce the popular sovereignty of Venezuelans »