29 de septiembre de 2016 13:15 PM
Actualizado el 29 de septiembre de 2016 13:24 PM
Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Paraguay and Peru on Wednesday signed a joint declaration voicing concern over decisions recently made by the Venezuelan National Electoral Council (CNE) intended to put off until 2017 the holding of a recall vote to shorten the term in office of President Nicolás Maduro.
The document was disclosed by the Argentinean Foreign Ministry and initialled by Argentinean Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra and her counterparts José Serra of Brazil; Eladio Loizaga of Paraguay; Claudia Ruiz Massieu of Mexico; Ricardo Luna of Peru; and Heraldo Muñoz of Chile, EFE reported.
“We, the undersigned foreign ministers, express our concern about the decision made by the National Electoral Council of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, dated September 21, which, among other things, sets a particular method for collecting 20% (of signatures) of the electorate,” to activate the recall referendum, the document read.