The former Spanish president, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, convenes a meeting in Dominican Republic to search for solution to crisis in Venezuela
Government and opposition of Venezuela to meet with Zapatero, and president of Dominican Republic
Dastis considers desire of venezuelan Government to maintain a dialogue with opposition
The president of Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina, confirmed Wednesday night, after several hours of talks with delegates of government and venezuelan opposition, that "re is a willingness to reach some type of negotiation" to overcome political crisis, economic and social, that runs through Venezuela. The approaches will start again this Thursday.
Representatives of president Nicolas Maduro and of coalition opposition Table of Democratic Unity (MUD) are in Santo Domingo and invited by Medina and by former head of Government of Spain José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero to try to engage in dialogue, for third time since Maduro is in power (April, 2013).
Medina said that talks between parties continue this, from 9:00 am, hour of Dominican Republic.
"The only thing we can say is that we listen to parties, y expressed mselves, gave ir points of view about situation in Venezuela, and we are in process of realization of an agenda that leads to a negotiation of a definitive crisis, we started this night and restart tomorrow morning at 9:00 am to see what we can move forward," he said, accompanied by Zapatero and by his chancellor, Miguel Vargas.
The dominican president thanked government of Maduro, MUD and secretary-general of United Nations, Antonio Guterres, for support y have given to approaches.
Medina did not say wher envoys of Maduro and MUD held a face-to-face or met separately with him, and Rodríguez Zapatero. None of parties declared after meeting.
Representatives of opposition told THE WORLD that y could not talk about what has been said.
earlier, Jorge Rodriguez, a delegate of government, said that y were approaching a final agreement, while Julio Borges, president of Parliament of most opposition, reiterated on Twitter that "re is no dialogue" until conditions are met of opposition and acceptance of an international accompaniment by mutual agreement.
The deputy, one of opponents in Dominican Republic, reiterated what are conditions for opposition to start a negotiation: schedule of elections include presidential elections of 2018, release of political prisoners, lifting of disqualifications and political leaders, opponents (among m leader Henrique Capriles), respect powers of Parliament and immediate attention to economic and social crisis.
The veteran deputy opposition Henry Ramos Allup said earlier in Caracas that had been proposed -even without a fleshed - five countries and secretary general of UN to serve as facilitators in a possible negotiation.