Colombian Foreign Minister María Ángela Holguín confirmed her meeting with newly appointed Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elías Jaua, who appreciated the “friendly and fraternal expressions” he has received from some of his regional counterparts

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elías Jaua will  be receiving on Friday his Colombian counterpart María Ángela Holguín in Caracas  today (Friday).

“Colombian Foreign Minister María Ángela Holguín expressed her willingness to take concrete steps in order to strengthen all areas of cooperation with Venezuela,” the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry said in a communiqué.

Holguín confirmed her visit to Caracas through a telephone call held with the Venezuelan FM, who expressed his gratitude for the “friendly and fraternal expressions” he has received from some of his regional counterparts, Venezuelan state-run news agency AVN cited.

On Wednesday, the newly appointed foreign minister met with Argentinean Planning Minister Julio de Vido in an attempt to “reinforce Venezuela-Argentina trade.”