The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Barbados wishes to inform that the Government of Barbados remains committed to hosting the negotiations between the representatives of the principal political actors of Venezuela.

With regard to recent media reports on the matter, Barbados confirms that it does not issue statements on the negotiation process facilitated by the Government of Norway. Official announcements relating to the process are communicated by the facilitator or by the parties themselves.

Barbados reaffirms its full support for a negotiated solution to the situation in Venezuela.