21 Sep 2022 04:36 GMT
The Venezuelan president said that “more than half of the population that emigrated between 2018, 2020 and 2021 has returned” to the country through the “plan ‘Vuelta a la Patria’.”
During a message broadcast this Tuesday by state media, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro exhorted Joe Biden to put an end to his efforts to manipulate the current migration crisis on the US-Mexico border, after the US president would say recently that “is not rational” send back migrants from Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua.
“US imperialism intends to destroy our country and collapse it”Maduro affirmed when stating that the US president attacks the governments of the three countries with his statements. Likewise, he maintained that after gripping his nation with the purpose of “destroying it”, Washington began a worldwide campaign “to politically manipulate and instrumentalize the issue of migration”, which is also intended to criminalize.
The president indicated that these actions are intended to “lie about the numbers” of migrants who try to cross the border to the United States. “They do not give a professional, serious and humane treatment to the issue of migrants,” manifested Maduro, adding that this situation “is a global issue, of centuries and centuries.”
“Venezuela was squeezed, attacked, sanctioned, and part of the population made the decision to migrate,” stressed the head of the Venezuelan Executive, reiterating that “more than half of the population that emigrated between the years 2018 , 2020 and 2021 has returned” to the country through the “plan ‘Vuelta a la Patria'”.
“We demand that President Joe Biden not manipulate the issue of migration and even less with the issue of Venezuela, a victim of the cruelest sanctions of US imperialism,” he concluded.
This Tuesday, Joe Biden commented at a press conference that “fewer and fewer immigrants come from Central America than from Mexico,” and argued that there is an increase in the flow of people from “three countries,” referring to Venezuela. , Cuba and Nicaragua. “The possibility of sending them back to those states is not rational,” he stressed.