Caracas, Aug 5 (EFE) .Venezuela’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Europe, Yvan Gil, received the new charge of the United Kingdom in Caracas, Rebecca Buckingham, this Thursday, reiterating his desire for the Caribbean. Countries to maintain diplomatic channels.
“The Deputy Minister of Europe, Yvan Gill, received the new British Chargé d’affaires, Rebecca Buckingham, for which he reiterated the national government’s desire to keep diplomatic and cooperation channels open with the United Kingdom,” the foreign ministry wrote. Twitter.
The United Kingdom has maintained its support for opposition Juan Guaidó, whom it recognizes as Venezuela’s interim president, although pressure has mounted with Nicolas Maduro’s government to define its next steps.
Following recognition in January 2019, the then leader of the National Assembly (AN, Parliament), in line with the United States, as the President in charge of Venezuela of the United Kingdom, created a controversial “Venezuela Reconstruction Unit” with the stated mission. Their interests in the face of a possible regime change in Caracas.
At the heart of relations between the two countries is an open trial in British courts over Venezuelan gold deposited in the Bank of England, which both Maduro and Guaidó claim.
The British government’s recognition of who is Venezuela’s president is a key element for English justice to decide which of the two sides will use the nearly $2,000 million worth of gold reserves deposited in the Bank of England. as well as up to $120 million from swaps executed by Deutsche Bank.
British Foreign Ministry legal adviser James Eddy reaffirmed the “clear and clear” position last July that the Boris Johnson executive only recognized Guaidó as Venezuela’s head of state and his powers to act as such. EFE
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