UN committee to hold in Venezuela summit on Palestine
Venezuela and Palestine entered into agreement to "dismantle mass media manipulation"
The ambassador remarked that the meeting aims at assessing the effects of the new status granted to Palestine (observer country) and the implementation of the actions adopted by the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries in order to draft a World Solidarity Plan for such a cause, AVN cited.
The decision to hold the meeting in Venezuela was made on Tuesday during talks held by Venezuelan Executive Vice-President and Foreign Minister Nicolás Maduro and Palestine Foreign Minister Riad Al-Maliki in Caracas, capital of Venezuela.
In their recent meeting, the two ministers entered into a Venezuela-Palestine bilateral agreement on communication and information to "dismantle mass media manipulation, which has been encouraged by international powerful groups." Other agreements were also initialed.
A simple reason: there is oil galore, would suffice to explain Guyana's actions. Another explanation lies in the little or none efforts made by the Venezuelan government to thwart the move by the Guyanese. This is certainly not a new problem, but a problem only recently highlighted because oil is involved. But what other resources does the disputed area hold? For most of us it is a section on the map with black and white stripes on it, a depiction of something distant, alien, a nothingness not worth paying much attention to in geography classes back in elementary school.