Caracas, Feb 22 (NNN- Prensa Latina) The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, ordered the indefinite closure from this Thursday of the land border with Brazil.
In a videoconference from the headquarters of the Strategic Operational Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Force, the head of state ordered the military troops in the western Venezuelan border area to take measures not to affect citizenship in the suspension of traffic between the two countries.
Maduro explained that this Thursday the vice president of the Republic, Delcy Rodriguez, together with the chancellor, Jorge Arreaza, received a diplomatic note from the ambassador of the Netherlands in Caracas, after the decision to terminate the maritime connections and with the islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao.
In that regard, the president specified that as long as the authorities of those territories lend themselves to the warlike actions carried out by the United States, in promoting the illegal entry into the South American nation of the supposed humanitarian aid, the traffic limitation will be maintained. ‘With respect, everything is possible,’ said Maduro, while stressing that the objective of the psychological war imposed by the United States is wear and tear, demoralization to cancel the willingness of the government, the armed forces and the Venezuelan people to work.
In this regard, he assured that they will maintain the civil-military union as a premise for the defense of national sovereignty.