Nicolás Maduro's government accused Mexico today of hindering the efforts it is making to defeat the "economic war" that the "imperial centers of power" assure him of, after the Mexican Attorney General's Office informed that a network that sent foodstuffs was dismantled. overpriced to Venezuela.
In a statement, the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry indicated that the procedure carried out is an "outrage" against a group of Mexican businessmen that "exported to Venezuela" and "one more of the multiple attempts to hinder the Government's strenuous efforts" to "defeat the war." economic against "his people.
The Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Affairs reacts to the information of the Mexican Attorney General's Office (PGR) that yesterday announced that the authorities dismantled a network of speculators that bought low-quality food and resold it in Venezuela with a surcharge of up to 112%
These products were offered in Venezuela by the state program of subsidized food sales, known as Local Committees for Supply and Production (CLAP).
In the text released today by the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry, it is indicated that the procedure carried out in Mexico was an "initiative" of the Government of Enrique Peña Nieto.
According to the Venezuelan government, Peña Nieto received "the order to continue his campaign of unilateral actions" against Venezuela, "reaching the level of pressing" "Mexican companies to endorse with this absurd procedure the hoax of alleged humanitarian crisis."
"Venezuela warns about the harmful operations of international law designed for political purposes by the Lima Cartel and executed in this case by the Government of Enrique Peña Nieto," the statement said.
"The presence of a high official of the Mexican chancellery in a minor and closed proceeding, without any criminal implication, with the sole purpose of associating the name of Venezuela with alleged crimes committed in Mexico, demonstrates the degree of ignominy in which some of the governments in their obsessive anti-Venezuelan campaign, "he continues.
In this regard, the Government indicates that it rejects any action that seeks to "justify the increase of unilateral and coercive measures against" its economy and that it "attempts to cause chaos on the basis of denying the Venezuelan population access to food, medicine and basic goods ".
Thus, he warns that "no operation of propaganda or diplomatic aggression will stop the social solidarity programs that Venezuela executes to benefit the Venezuelan people, victim of an economic criminal, led by the United States and shamefully supported by the satellite governments of the Lima Group."