Hugh Todd, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, today met with Ms Amanza Walton-Desir, the Parliamentary Opposition Foreign Affairs Minister, as they discussed the recent actions of the Venezuela Bolivian Republic and the Guyana-Venezuela Border Debate.
The Foreign Minister gave an update on the detention of the crew and ships and the Government’s efforts to ensure their safe return.
Furthermore, the Foreign Minister reiterated the Government’s position on inclusive governance and called for similar commitments from other Shadow Ministers.
Ms Walton-Desir expressed the Parliamentary Opposition’s strong support for the Guyana-Venezuela border debate and registered her concerns about the welfare of the fishermen.
Minister Todd and Ms Walton-Desir echoed the need for a bi-partisan approach between the Government and the Opposition, on issues surrounding the Guyana-Venezuela border debate and welcomed an ongoing dialogue on the issue.