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Venezuela: Govt and opposition meet for talks on political deadlock02:14

Venezuela: Govt and opposition meet for talks on political deadlock

Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, Caracas
October 31, 2016 at 10:12 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Venezuelan government and the opposition announced that they had agreed to form four working groups to further discuss the differences between the two blocs, at a press conference in Caracas, Sunday. The decision came following a six-hour debate earlier in the day.

The two sides seek to end the escalating political tension after the National Electoral Council decided to suspend the process to a recall referendum against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

At the press conference, chief of the government's delegation, Jorge Rodriguez, noted that "a frank, sincere and constructive dialogue" will allow the two blocs "to advance the issues that are of crucial importance to the people of Venezuela."

Venezuela: Govt and opposition meet for talks on political deadlock02:14
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The Venezuelan government and the opposition announced that they had agreed to form four working groups to further discuss the differences between the two blocs, at a press conference in Caracas, Sunday. The decision came following a six-hour debate earlier in the day.

The two sides seek to end the escalating political tension after the National Electoral Council decided to suspend the process to a recall referendum against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

At the press conference, chief of the government's delegation, Jorge Rodriguez, noted that "a frank, sincere and constructive dialogue" will allow the two blocs "to advance the issues that are of crucial importance to the people of Venezuela."

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