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Venezuela reiterates sovereignty over Guayana Esequiba

The Vice President pointed out that 58 years ago Venezuela recognized the independence of Guyana, and warned that it would never give up its territory

The Executive Vice President of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, spoke this Monday to reiterate that Venezuela will never renounce the Guiana Essequiba.

Regarding the anniversary of Guyana's independence, the vice president wrote on her account on the social network We will renounce our historical rights.”

A video posted in Rodríguez's publication narrates that in May 1966 the Government of Venezuela recognized the independence of Guyana from the United Kingdom, which is recorded in a document before the General Assembly and the Security Council of the United Nations.

In that document, it says verbatim..."Venezuela recognizes as the territory of the new State that which is located to the East of the right bank of the Essequibo River, and reiterates before the new country, and before the international community, that it expressly reserves its rights of sovereignty. territorial over the entire area that is on the left bank of the aforementioned river.”

It continues..."consequently, the territory of Guyana Essequiba over which Venezuela reserves its sovereign rights, limits to the East with the new State of Guyana, through the line of the Essequibo River, taken from its source to its mouth in The Atlantic ocean".

The audiovisual ends with the message “the Guiana Essequiba It is the 24th state of Venezuela.

On May 14, the Special Commission for the Defense of the Territory of Guayana Esequiba and Territorial Sovereignty appointed a team that will be in charge of develop the basic documents for the formation of the State of Guayana Esequiba.

The team was made up of deputies Hermann Escarrá, William Fariña, Ilenia Medina and advisors Eduardo Escarrá, Luz Orsolani, Juan José Mendoza, Julio Peña, Jorge Fuguett and Eladio Jiménez Rattia.

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