This Saturday, the Sectorial Vice President for Defense and Political Sovereignty and Minister for Defense, G / J Vladimir Padrino López, denounced before the international community, multilateral organizations and Human Rights organizations “the infamous kidnapping of eight Venezuelan military professionals and demands from their captors who illegally keep in captivity the preservation of their lives and physical integrity ”.
In this sense, different personalities of the national government have demonstrated through the social network Twitter with the hashtag #LiberenALosPatriotas to reject this action against the Venezuelan military and demand their release.
The Chancellor of the Republic, Jorge Arreaza reported on the social network that the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry coordinates with the International Committee of the Red Cross, whom we thank for their professionalism and rigor, to jointly generate the necessary conditions for a safe and prompt liberation of our brave soldiers.
«From @CancilleriaVE we have advanced the coordination with @CICR_ve, whom we thank for their professionalism and rigor, to jointly generate the necessary conditions for a safe and prompt release of our brave soldiers. #LiberenALosPatriotas ».
For his part, the Strategic Operational Commander of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (Ceofanb), A / j Remigio Ceballos, demanded the immediate release of the patriot soldiers. «Venezuela and its FANB demands the immediate liberation of our patriots, who, executing actions to defend the Nation, were kidnapped by irregular groups that tried to violate our sovereignty and territorial integrity! #LiberenalosPatriotas WE WILL WIN! ».
In another trill, Ceballos pointed out that the Fanb will not rest until the kidnapped officers are released. «The #FANB will not rest until we get our brothers back! We will fight with force against the enemies of Venezuela. Each soldier, each soldier, we are ready and willing to fight against any threat and fulfill the oath to defend the Homeland and its institutions !!! ».
In the same vein, the sector vice president for Communication, Culture and Tourism and Minister for Communication and Information, Freddy Ñáñez, pointed out that “Kidnapping, the use of antipersonnel mines and drug trafficking characterize criminal armed groups Colombians. As Venezuelans, we demand that criminals #LiberenALosPatriotas and cease their hostilities against our sovereignty.