Caracas, April 10 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke out against foreign interference in Venezuela’s internal affairs and called for full respect for sovereignty and self-determination.
During a telephone conversation with his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro, the Chinese president stressed that his government will always oppose accepting preconditions imposed by external forces.
In an official statement, published by the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry, it is said that Xi Jinping recalled that both nations are comprehensive strategic partners, so that our solidarity and cooperation guidelines with Venezuela will not change, he assured.
Xi Jinping thanked Venezuela´s solidarity as soon as Covid-19 started in China, which it is a sign of appreciation and trust towards his Asian country.
He said he has closely followed the progress of current circumstances in Venezuela, and also stressed that the South American nation took some responsible measures such as the health emergency and social quarantine, which allowed to contain the spread.
All of these measures, Xi Jinping said, proved Maduro´s leadership to the international community, while exchanging criteria to agree on strategies to fight the new coronavirus.