The standard-bearer of the opposition said that the national government did not agree with Brussels to lift the sanctions.
María Corina Machado stated that “time is running out” and there are about 15 days left for those in power to follow the agreement with the US, which is a route to remove the disqualifications.
Regarding the renewed sanctions of the European Union within six months of the officials of the current Executive, he said that they are two different things because the Maduro administration did not agree with Brussels to raise the punishment.
The coordinator of the political organization Vente Venezuela and the winner of the opposition primary, María Corina Machado, stated that they are waiting for the administration of Nicolás Maduro to fulfill the agreements it has established directly with the United States, especially the qualification of the presidential candidates. elections scheduled to be held in the second half of 2024.
In an interview given to NTN24 on the night of Tuesday, November 14, Machado made reference to the statement sent by the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, that by the end of November the mechanisms should be active to continue the lifting of the disqualification..
Likewise, he hopes that the agreements signed in Barbados in mid-October will be fully implemented, especially the release of political prisoners. In that sense, he said that the release of 25 people was agreed upon and only four were released.
María Corina Machado said that she held private conversations with presidents, foreign ministers, investors and people from all sectors around the world who are interested in supporting Venezuela in the event of a change in the country’s administration.
He further emphasized that those in power do not believe that the primary can show much support from the citizens.
“I think they have less and less control, because one thing is the way they de facto occupy some institutions, but the important thing is how the country reacts and October 22 a demonstration that shook us all, like an electric shock. because people said wow! How much power do we have? Despite all the pressure, manipulation, social control mechanisms, the threat that they will take your bag of food, that you will not be able to access the gas cylinder, that they will take your bonuses and transfers that they made, people. rebelled,” emphasized Machado.