Venezuela's Maduro met with officials of Turkey's Grand National Assembly


Caracas, 06 Oct. AVN.- Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro met Friday with authorities of Turkey's Grand National Assembly as part of his work agenda in the Eurasian nation.

In the legislative venue in Ankara, Maduro held a meeting with President of the Grand National Assembly, Ismail Kahraman, and a group of friendly parliamentarians with Venezuela.

He also toured the museum set up in Parliament, in spaces that were attacked in 2016 during a coup attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Ministry of Communication and Information reported in a press release.

Earlier, the Venezuelan president visited the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, where he placed a wreath to pay homage to the founder and first president of the Republic of Turkey.

He also attended the University of Ankara, where he engaged and interacted with the university community and received the honorary title of "Eternal Friendship" from the institution's rector, Erkan Ibis, reported Venezuelan President's Office in its Twitter account.

Venezuela's head of state is expected to chair the Venezuela–Turkey Intergovernmental Joint Commission, with the purpose of evaluating the map of cooperation in the financial, commercial, energy, agribusiness, industrial and military areas.

The President is carrying out an international tour that began on October 3, and has included Algeria, Russia and Belarus.

06/10/2017 - 10:51 am