Venezuelan FM in Cuba for President Chávez's instructions
The Venezuelan foreign minister held a meeting with his Cuban counterpart
The foreign minister said that his visit to Cuba aims at discussing with President Chávez some aspects concerning the summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States and the European Union, which will be held next weekend in Chile.
"We have also seized the opportunity to hold a working meeting and outline some joint cooperation and political agreements between our governments," he added.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
José Vicente Rangel clearly said: "We are not conducting negotiations threatened with a gun in the head." He warned behind closed doors in the midst of the social upheaval occurred during the oil strike in 2002 and 2003. Dissenting Timoteo Zambrano answered back that no other option was available: "The thing is that otherwise, you do not negotiate."