Minister Ablonczy Statement on Venezuela’s Presidential Election

October 8, 2012 - The Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas and Consular Affairs), today issued the following statement:

“Canada notes the orderly conduct of Venezuela’s presidential election.

“Yesterday’s vote demonstrates the commitment of the Venezuelan people to democracy.

“Canada will continue to work with Venezuelans and our partners throughout the region to promote our shared values in order to create a more secure and prosperous hemisphere.”

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