a stir they caused the talks in Norway. The president in charge of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, recognized by over 50 countries, has confirmed the meetings until now "secret" held with the regime of Nicolas Maduro in Norway as one of the "international initiatives of support to achieve a solution to the crisis".
"To the venezuelans that the route is clear and we keep it: cessation of the usurpation, transitional government and free elections," he said on his Twitter account, referring to the key point of the opposition in any negotiations that arise.
This Tuesday, when the regime militarizó the National Assembly, blocking your access to the deputies and the press to prevent the parliamentary session, Guaidó offered a press conference in which he mentioned various international initiatives put in place, including the Contact Group –with the team Guaidó will meet this evening–, the United Kingdom, Norway, the European Union and the Group of Lima, looking for a solution to the venezuelan conflict. And today he did it again.
The leader recalled that the world has been lining up around the search of a solution to the crisis in the country, and stressed that "even China has shown signs of being pro" . "Today is discussed in the world three things: one is Syrian, another is the nuclear issue, and the third is Venezuela. All of this is going forward to find a solution to the crisis in the country," he said.
Carlos Vecchio, the new ambassador of Venezuela in Washington, also confirmed international meetings, including those of Norway. "The inner circle of Nicolas Maduro, including civilians and military, is negotiating his departure. This is what we can say with absolute property, and if this is happening to such a high level, just imagine what will be happening downstream," he said.
According to the scoop published by the portal to The Ship, the meeting in principle, "secret" took place this Tuesday in Oslo, separately, between the representatives of Ripe, the minister of Communication, Jorge Rodriguez , and the governor of Miranda, Hector Rodriguez ; and then on Wednesday with representatives of the opponents, the former mayor of Baruta, and ex-deputy, Gerard Blady , and the former Telecom minister Carlos Andres Perez, Fernando Martínez Mottola . Also joined at the end by the second vice president of the parliament, Stalin Gonzalez .step Forward
The number two of the regime, Diosdado Cabello, has not wanted to be excluded from the debate, ensuring that "we must not fear dialogue. Dialogue does not mean capitulation, it does not mean "I'm going"". In these negotiations, the chavez seeks advance the elections in 30 days, with Maduro in power , making it difficult for the opposition.
The delegations supporting the government and the opposition are returning this Thursday to Caracas to give an account of the first steps of the meetings held with the Norwegian facilitators with the purpose of defining the method of negotiation and to determine whether or not to continue formally in the future. the Norway has a long experience in assisting in negotiations of contentious issues in the world. The last one was the colombian with the conflict of the FARC. The Norwegian initiative in the case of venezuela is just beginning to take shape, and it is planned to relocate their recommendations to the European Union.
"These conversations seem to me to be positive, and if they fail, that is the most likely Mature may be exposed to any further decision of gravity," said the analyst, Alonso Moleiro . The venezuelan opposition has participated in two rounds of dialogue with Maduro failed in 2016 and 2017, governed by the former Spanish, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and supported by the Vatican, that the only thing that achieved was to oxygenate and lengthen the time of Maduro in power.