CaracasThe Venezuelan government declared this Wednesday persona non grata to Ambassador of the European Union (European Union) In the Portuguese country Isabelle BrillhantAnd granted him 72 hours to leave the Caribbean country, in response to sanctions imposed by the Community Bloc against 19 officials.
The Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Jorge Ariza, And handed over the document to Bright At the Chancellery’s headquarters, after the legislative body summoned the executive to take this action as European Union Intervene in internal affairs.
Today, by decision of the President Nicolas MaduroWe have recognized with their own hands mrs Isabelle Brillhant (…) The declaration of being persona non grata (…) was given a 72-hour period to leave Venezuelan territory, “Ariza said after meeting the ambassador.
The consultant held a private meeting with Bright Which lasted for nearly an hour, and this helped, he said, in explaining to him the “lack of respect for the constitution” that European sanctions are against higher authorities Venezuela.
We caught the attention (of European Union(I hope there is a calm evaluation (…) they conduct a process of reflective analysis, so that they can extinguish those arrogant and interfering situations, “the counselor continued.
Ariza also hopes that the European bloc “will not be affiliated with the dominant elite,” referring to the United States, and “learn to respect independent states.”
But he stressed that he hopes that in the future they will be able to “rebuild bridges of understanding and dialogue” between Venezuela and European Union He added that he had approved 55 packages of economic sanctions in recent years.
The National Assembly (AN, parliament), with a clear Chavez majority, approved an agreement the day before Maduro demanded his expulsion. Bright In response to the approved sanctions, which include several MPs.
The aforementioned agreement also urged the executive authority to “declare the person” undesirable ” BrightAnd it requested that “an operating agreement under which an office is opened.” European Union at Venezuela.
On June 29, 2020, Mature For the heart Bright Leaving the country, a decision he retracted on July 2, in the hope that the decision would facilitate dialogue between European Union s Venezuela.
On that occasion, the bloc also imposed sanctions on several Venezuelan leaders.