Venezuela issues more than 4,000 identity cards to people living near the conflict zone with Guyana

The Venezuelan Identification, Migration and Immigration Service (Saime) Since December 10 last year, 4,015 identity cards have been issued in the town of Tumeremo, near Guayana Esequiba, an area of ​​almost 160,000 square kilometers that the country shares with Guyana, the government said. announced this Saturday.

The Venezuelan Ministry of the Interior and Justice stated that “a total of 4,015 identity documents” were issued “on the special day” marked by the Chavista government’s attempt to offer Venezuelan citizenship to those residing in the disputed territory which is controlled by Georgetown.

The event, commissioned by Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, “has more than 30 sectors in the municipality of Sifontes,” which borders Guyana Esequiba, “in addition to six educational units.” benefited the region’s indigenous communities,” Scripture points out.

Saime plans to resume that work “continuing” on January 8. Renewal of the document and identification for the first time” in this city in the Amazon state of Bolívar, which also borders Brazil.

Through Instagram, the institution shared several photos and videos showing the issuance of identity cards in this city in Minas Gerais, where the authorities will be temporarily located. unilaterally created by Madurona with his attempt to annex the disputed territory to Venezuela.

The issuance of identity documents to residents of the disputed territory is one of the measures proposed by Venezuela after December 3. The majority voted in favor of annexing the area in a one-sided referendum that sparked diplomatic tensions in the region.

However, on December 14, after a meeting in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Maduro and his Guyanese counterpart, Irfaan Ali, agreed not to threaten each other and avoid “incidents” in the area to defuse tension while the controversy for the government continues to exist. International Court of Justice, which rejects Caracas. (EFE)

Source: La Neta Neta