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EU - Venezuela

Event date: 27/06/2018

EU - Venezuela

As a member of Mercosur since 2012, Venezuela joined the negotiations for an Association Agreement between the EU and Mercosur.

Venezuela is sunk in a deep political, economic and humanitarian crisis, with worsening malnutrition due to the lack of quality health services, medicines and food, and the Venezuelan government refusing to allow humanitarian aid into the country. President Nicolás Maduro was re-elected on 20 May for another 7-year mandate in an election in which the main opposition parties, including the Sakharov-winner Mesa de la Unidad Democrática, were not allowed to run.

 

 

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MEPs debate on the migration crisis and humanitarian situation in Venezuela and at its borders during the plenary session in Strasbourg. Vote is held on Thursday.

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