The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro qualified his meeting with his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos held on Monday as excellent for the strengthening of bilateral relations between the two nations.
Through his Twitter account the head of state said he was pleased to return to work within the framework of cooperation plans for the development of these Latin American countries. "Excellent meeting to get work, cooperation and the construction of peace back on track...", published Maduro in the social network.
Minutes later, the President expressed through his account: We extend a sincere hand from the Venezuela of Bolivar and Chavez too all of Colombia.
After the meeting the two Heads of State noted that in this new stage they will work on fundamental issues such as security, with special emphasis on combating drug trafficking, smuggling and groups outside the law, energy and trade.
They also agreed to reactivate, on August 2nd, the high level working commission between Colombia and Venezuela, which will be chaired by the foreign ministers of both nations, Elias Jaua and Maria Angela Holguin, to attend to the above issues.
AVN / Press-Venezuelan Embassy to the U.S. / July 23, 2013