Venezuela denounced before the International Organization for Migration the negative impact of the sanctions on the migration of the Caribbean country. Foreign Minister Carlos Faría reported that, following the guidelines of President Nicolás Maduro, his country exposed the consequences of unilateral coercive measures against the country and its effect on migrants.
The diplomat stressed that, despite the measures against its economy, the government managed to get many compatriots to return to Venezuela.
“The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela takes the opportunity to reiterate to the Member States of this Council, its willingness to dialogue, constructive, concerted cooperation, based on solidarity between the countries of emission, transit, destination and return, the non-commodification of migration, the non-politicization of international agencies and organizations in migration matters”, highlighted the People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations, Carlos Faría, during his participation in the 113 Meeting of the Council of the International Organization for Migration ( IOM).
In this spirit, he indicated, the Bolivarian Government of President Nicolás Maduro will contribute to the strengthening of the Organization, the execution of policies, as well as better agreements in favor of migrants as living forces of the value of diversity and development.
The Bolivarian Foreign Minister pointed out that in compliance with the constitutional obligations, laws and international treaties ratified and in force, Venezuela promotes, as part of its policy, a management to attend to migratory phenomena that further favors the regular stay, the inclusion and integration of foreigners in Venezuelan society from their very arrival at the border.
He reported that the National Migration Commission was recently activated, with the intention of “updating, modernizing, strengthening migration policies in our territory and the care of our migrants wherever they are. We hope to have the Cooperation and Technical Assistance of the IOM, to that they support us in strengthening our internal and consular capacities and constructively assist Venezuelan migrants, especially in their safe and orderly return.”
Minister Faría stated that the Venezuelan Government has extensive experience in the development and implementation of socioeconomic policies in favor of migrants and their host communities, under a perspective that integrates migrants into national life, without making any distinction in their condition. or your immigration status.
“All citizens residing in Venezuelan territory take advantage of the benefits of the different public policies of the Revolution, expressed in our Social Missions, which include areas of health, education, housing, among many others, which are good practices in the approach to migration. “, accurate.