New British envoy to Venezuela presents credentials to Maduro

British Ambassador Andrew Soper and Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro at the Miraflores Palace.

CARACAS – The British Ambassador to Venezuela, Andrew Soper, presented his Letter of Credentials to President Nicolás Maduro during a ceremony at the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas.

Following the ceremony, the Ambassador said: “I am pleased to have presented my Letter of Credentials to President Maduro. The U.K. and Venezuela have a long history of friendship and co-operation. I hope that the U.K. can continue to make a positive contribution to Venezuela’s prosperity in the future.

“I look forward to strengthening our longstanding relations with the people of Venezuela in areas such as sustainable development and education, including through our Chevening Scholarship Program.”

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