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Maduro receives the executive secretary of ALBA-TCP to strengthen strategies against COVID-19

The Venezuelan President, Nicolás Maduro, received the Secretary General of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America -Treaty of Commerce of the Peoples (ALBA-TCP), Sasha Llorenti, at the Miraflores Palace, to strengthen strategies joint against the disease of the new
Coronavirus (COVID-19).

« I had a productive meeting with Dr. Sacha Llorenti, secretary general of ALBA. We talked about the formation of the Bank of Vaccines, Tests and Treatments against COVID-19 », informed the Venezuelan president through his Twitter account.

Quoted by the Venezuelan state of Television, Maduro said that « in ALBA no one is orphaned » in the face of the pandemic and assured that the joint work of the regional bloc to preserve the health of the peoples will continue to strengthen.

In addition, Maduro explained that they talked about « the work route for new alliances and cooperation agreements between our peoples. »

The meeting was attended by the Venezuelan vice president, Delcy Rodríguez, and the Venezuelan deputy and first lady, Cilia Flores.

Another issue discussed at the meeting was the financing of Banco del Alba to the member nations as a modest mechanism of cooperation among the countries that make up the integrating mechanism.

The state television station also reported that the ALBA-TCP is preparing the relaunch of several care programs in the area of ​​comprehensive and preventive health.

During the last weeks, the bloc of nations has announced that it is redoubling its efforts to strengthen internal cooperation, has announced an action plan for the post-pandemic and a joint collaboration program to face the direct and indirect consequences of Covid-19.

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