Venezuela Reaches Deal with UN to Supply Food to 185,000 Children

Venezuela Reaches Deal with UN to Supply Food to 185,000 Children

Venezuela has consented to a few arrangements with the UN World Food Program (WFP) and primary school students are currently set to be the main group to access food aid, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro declared.

“I want to thank the efforts that have been made to sign this agreement to implement food support programs, food aid for primary school students as a first step, which we talked about in private for almost an hour,” Maduro said at a signing ceremony broadcast on national TV on Monday.

The leader chief for the WFP, David Beasley, showed up in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas, on Sunday. Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry tweeted that Beasley was relied upon to consent to significant arrangements for the food security of Venezuelans.

The program will reach 185,000 children in the crisis-stricken country this year, and aims to expand to some 1.5 million by the end of the 2022-2023 school year, the WFP said in a statement.

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The Venezuelan government keeps up consistent binds with the UN design to keep up friendly wellbeing nets and counter the effect of a monetary, exchange and monetary ban forced by the United States.

As a feature of a few endeavors to remove Maduro, the US and other Western nations embraced Venezuelan political resistance pioneer Juan Guaido and have slapped devastating assents on Caracas and have frozen its resources abroad. Russia, China, Turkey and a few different countries are on the side of Maduro.

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