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President of Republic begins state visit to Venezuela

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Caracas (Venezuela), 19 March 2023 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Polisario Front, Mr. Brahim Ghali, began today, Sunday, a state visit to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, at the invitation of its President, Mr. Nicolás Maduro. 
The President of the Republic and his accompanying delegation were received at Simon Bolivar International Airport in Caracas, by the Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yvan Gil and Deputy Minister for Africa of at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Yuri Pimentel Moura.
The visit, which comes within the framework of the commemoration of forty years of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Venezuela and the Sahrawi Republic, as an embodiment of the strength of brotherhood, friendship and solidarity between the two peoples and countries, will be an opportunity to strengthen relations of cooperation, consultation and joint coordination on various issues of common interest.
The visit of the Saharawi President to the Latin American country also consecrates the status of the two countries and the role required of them in the context of defending a just world order based on respect for international legitimacy and the rights of peoples to sovereignty, self-determination and independence.
The President of the Republic is accompanied by an important delegation comprising members of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Sidati and Fatima al-Mahdi, respectively Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Cooperation, as well as the Adviser to the Presidency of the Republic, Abdati Breirika, the Ambassador in charge of Latin America and the Caribbean, Mohamed Zroug and ambassador to Venezuela, Mohamed Salem Rgueibi.