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“This is not about waging wars, but about better policing our exclusive economic zone and (safeguarding) our territorial sovereignty,” says Guyana

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Essequibo graffiti in Caracas.Matias DelacroixAP
  • Tensions Maduro orders “defensive action” earlier than the arrival of a “threatening” British ship in Guyana
  • Essequibo The Chavista military, on alert earlier than the arrival of a British warship within the north of Guyana

Irfan Ali has tried to de-escalate its battle with Nicols Maduro hours after he deployed his troops within the Eastern Caribbean of Venezuela. “Neither Venezuela nor any other state has anything to fear from activities within Guyanese territory or sovereign waters. I have repeated before that we do not harbor ambitions or intentions to covet what belongs to us,” the Guyanese chief harassed when he was already the “people’s president.” had ordered the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) the implementation of a “joint defensive action” in response to the arrival within the waters of Guyana of the British patrol boat HMS Trent.

As he United Kingdom as USA They are shut allies of the federal government of Georgetown. “It is not about waging wars, but about better monitoring our exclusive economic zone and (safeguarding) our territorial sovereignty. Nothing we do threatens Venezuela,” the president insisted for his half. vicepresidente guyans, Bharrat Jagdeo, who added that the arrival of the HMS Trent It was deliberate for a very long time and its capability could be very restricted.

However, Maduro has ended the “truce” reached between each nations two weeks in the past. And he has made it clear on the strategic board of the area, by instantly beginning the joint motion navy train referred to as Domingo Antonio Sifontes 2023, which has the deployment of fight aviation, anti-aircraft protection, warships and different weapons programs.

In the primary section, the Chavista revolution will deploy 5,682 combatants, a number of patrol boats and Russian Sukhoi plane. Commander of the Navy Neil Villamizar, specify that the navy workout routines will probably be carried out within the Orinoco Delta and within the Gulf of Paria. The Maduro authorities additionally accused US Southern Command to “be synchronized” with these actions in what it considers “a direct threat to the peace and stability of the region.”

In his protection, the Guyanese president assured that his nation has been “participating for a long time in international partnerships aimed at improving internal security. These partnerships do not represent a threat to anyone and in no way do they intend to be aggressive or constitute an offensive act against any state.”

Both nations have spoken with members of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) Yet the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), guarantors of the agreements reached two weeks in the past in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The third guarantor of the agreements is the president Lula da Silva, with oil pursuits within the declare space.

The Essequibo and its Atlantic façade is a territory in dispute between each nations, millionaire in oil and underneath the administration of Guyana. The launch of this “joint defensive action” is paying homage to the one undertaken in 2009, the well-known “winds of war” of Hugo Chavez on the border with Colombia. The justification given then by the “supreme commander” was the announcement of the development of US navy bases in Colombian territory, underneath the umbrella of the then president. lvaro Uribe. The Venezuelan troops moved closely, with out incident past some site visitors accidents.