Secretary General of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) Ernesto Samper confirmed this afternoon that the meeting Foreign ministers of the agency to analyze the situation in Venezuela, a country the United States considers "a threat" to national security, will be held next Saturday Quito .
"on Saturday we are ready to welcome the foreign ministers of the Unasur at the headquarters of the Middle of the World ", posted former Colombian president in his Twitter account to confirm the meeting, which had originally been scheduled to take place today in Montevideo, but yesterday the afternoon was postponed without a date, as reported by several diplomatic sources.
the meeting was announced late Tuesday by the president of Ecuador Rafael Correa , in a press conference .
"on Thursday meet in Montevideo foreign ministers of Unasur to prepare a summit of heads of state next week, and give the appropriate response to this grotesque, illegal, unabashed, unprecedented, unjustified US interference in internal affairs of Venezuela, "Correa said.
the US president Barack Obama , ordered on Monday a state of" national emergency "by the" extraordinary risk "posed by the situation in Venezuela for the security of their country, and ordered economic and migratory sanctions against seven Venezuelan officials.
"it is very serious what has happened" with "executive order" issued by the US government, which " a level of law "and the power to" punish little less, than all voters (Venezuelan President Nicolás) Maduro " Correa said.
in this context, the government of Uruguay he said yesterday the Venezuelan ambassador, Julio Chirino, his "malaise" by manifestations of Maduro, who had declared "a shame." - in which the Uruguayan Vice President Raul Sendic, he referred to as a "cowardly"
communication Samper puts an end to these interdicts to confirm that the foreign ministers of the regional bloc will meet Saturday in Ciudad Mitad del Mundo 30 kilometers from Quito, where it operates since December host the Unasur, which takes the name of his first, the late former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner secretary general.