President Nicolas Maduro reiterated the respect and brotherhood of the Venezuelan people with Panama and recalled that that nation was also part of the dream of the American union that Liberator Simon Bolivar fought for.
"Long live Omar Torrijos! Long live the Panamanian people !Long live the union of Panama and Venezuela! Panama is the territory of Bolivar too because it was from Colombia and they removed it, took it away from Colombia, beginning the twentieth century with the building of the canal and it was controlled by the elites U.S. military apparatus" he said.
The statement came