Venezuela participated in the gathering of the BRICS emerging powers and Latin American regional blocs in Brazil this week, where new agreements were hailed as beginning the creation of a new global financial architecture.
Venezuela will provide advice to the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic in the management of water resources in the context of integration policies, solidarity and complementarity, official sources said today.
In his quest for a world free of "American hegemony" Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s president, has been touring eastern Europe and the Middle East, signing energy deals with Russia (including an agreement for Venezuela's first nuclear power plant), visiting Iran’s capital for the ninth time and offering to supply Belarus with oil for the "next 200 years".
an eleven-day tour of Eurasia, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez promoted the
transformation of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) into a cartel
similar to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Chavez
said the aim of his tour was to counter U.S. economic and political dominance
and promote a multi-polar world.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez said that the tour he is carrying out in various countries in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and Europe is aimed at strengthening Venezuela's "strategic alliances" that have been built throughout ten years of his government.