CARACAS – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Keith Rowley signed a gas and oil partnership agreement on Saturday.
“We have signed a very important document that will permit the generation of physical and monetary wealth for Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago, coming from joint gas fields,” Maduro said, describing the meeting as “intense, productive, and positive.”
#EnVivo 📹 | Palacio de Miraflores | Firma de acuerdos en materia energética entre la República Bolivariana de Venezuela y la República de Trinidad y Tobago, para el desarrollo común y el bienestar de nuestros pueblos. https://t.co/CwJ2jpJjEm
— Nicolás Maduro (@NicolasMaduro) August 25, 2018
Rowley expressed appreciation to Maduro for agreeing to related negotiations, adding that he hoped “in the very near future, Venezuelan gas will reach the international market where it will be monetized for the benefit of the people of Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago.”
Maduro called for cultivating good relationships between neighboring nations of the region and said that Latin America and the Caribbean has everything necessary to be a strong region.