Maduro thanks Norway for facilitating dialogue with opposition

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has expressed his gratitude to the Norwegian government for granting a platform for dialogue between Venezuelan officials and opposition members in a Twitter message published on Saturday.

“I thank the Norwegian government for its efforts on facilitating dialogue about peace and stability in Venezuela. Our delegation is heading to Oslo, ready to work on a comprehensive agenda and move towards the signing of agreements,” Maduro wrote, Tass reported.

On May 16, representatives of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido and of Venezuelan incumbent president Nicolas Maduro held talks in Oslo in an attempt to resolve the political crisis in the country. Maduro hailed the talks as positive. The Norwegian Foreign Ministry informed on Saturday that another meeting between the Venezuelan government and opposition representatives would be held next week in Oslo.