Tegucigalpa, January 28 (RHC)-- Venezuelan Foreign Minister Felix Plasencia announced on Thursday the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between his country and Honduras, after the arrival of Xiomara Castro to the presidency of the Central American country.
Plasencia highlighted the triumph of the Honduran people and the commitment of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro to consolidate Latin American and Caribbean brotherhood. At the end of the inauguration ceremony, the new Honduran president and the Venezuelan foreign minister held the first bilateral meeting to discuss issues of common interest.
The Venezuelan foreign minister led his government's delegation to the inauguration of Xiomara Castro as the new president of the Central American country.
President Nicolás Maduro greeted Thursday the swearing-in of Xiomara Castro, as President of Honduras, being the first woman to hold the highest office in the country. "A new era has begun for the people of Honduras, after 12 years of authoritarian and corrupt governments," highlighted Nicolás Maduro.
A solidarity and Bolivarian embrace to President Xiomara Castro. All our support for the great changes that are coming for Honduras, that are coming for Central America," said President Nicolás Maduro.