New York

11 February 2019

Note to correspondents on Venezuela

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General

In answer to questions asked about the Secretary-General’s meeting with H.E. Mr. Jorge Arreaza, Minister of the People’s Power for Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the Spokesman said the following:
 
The Secretary-General reaffirmed that his offer of good offices to both parties remains available for serious negotiation to help the country out of the present standoff for the benefit of the people of Venezuela.