Foreign Ministers of all member countries of UNASUR meeting in the newly opened headquarters of the General Secretariat of Unasur in called "Middle of the World", 20 kilometers north of the town of Quito.
the conclave of Foreign Ministers is preparatory for the summit the presidents of Unasur (Union of South American Nations) plan to perform next week to try to agree a common position against Washington's decision at the extraordinary meeting, the executive order US by on Monday declared Venezuela an "extraordinary and unusual threat" to national security will be discussed, announced the Ministry Local Foreign Relations on its website.
the conclave of Foreign Ministers is preparatory for the summit the presidents of Unasur (Union of South American Nations) have planned next week to try to agree a common position on the . Washington decision
by confirming the completion of the appointment, Ricardo Patiño host minister justified his haste "to as serious as we live situation," citing the leader of the Ecuadorian liberal revolution Eloy Alfaro: "in delay there is danger."
Originally the meeting was scheduled for Friday in Montevideo, but said it was postponed due to "scheduling problems", although the delay coincided with the diplomatic feud between the capital austral and Caracas.
last week, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called "cowards" who do not recognize external threats facing his country, referring to the Uruguayan Vice President Raul Sendic who had declared that not featuring him US interference, although it was concerned about the situation.
in Quito, the ministers will also hear the report of the delegation from the agency met with government and sectors of Venezuelan opposition last March 6, added the Foreign Ministry Local.
Along with their counterparts Maria Angela Holguin (Colombia), Mauro Vieira (Brazil) and secretary General of Unasur, Ernesto Samper, Patiño visited Caracas to try to defuse the political crisis in Haiti.
Samper said that sanctions against Venezuela are not a "good sign" for the region as "disqualifying" efforts block for dialogue.
"it's not a good sign that precisely before the Summit of the Americas and when we were getting ready to celebrate the return of Cuba to this scenario, the United States unilaterally intervene in the internal affairs of Venezuela, "said former Colombian president.