Qa-52, 19 August 2019, Statement Of The Spokesperson Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Hami Aksoy, In Response To A Question Regarding The Recent News On The Relations Between Turkey-venezuela

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 19.08.2019

Turkey’s relations with Venezuela are based on principles of non-intervention in internal affairs, respect for sovereign rights of states, popular will and democracy as well as mutual interests.

We have always underlined that we are against foreign intervention, resorting to anti-democratic means and imposing unilateral sanctions to overthrow legitimate governments and constitutional regimes and reiterated that the only way to lasting and sustainable solution to the problems related to Venezuela passes through meaningful and inclusive dialogue.

On the other hand, the decisions taken by the private sector and institutions, especially due to the comprehensive unilateral sanctions imposed on Venezuela by the US, are independent from the official bilateral relations between Turkey and Venezuela.

Turkey’s principled position towards Venezuela has not changed.

It is very important that all parties that are willing to find a durable solution to the current disagreements in Venezuela continue to support the political dialogue process. These efforts should not be wasted for the sake of internal political discussions and daily interests.

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