Venezuela Gives Landing Permission to Brazil Senators

Brazil Portal

REUTERS, 6/17/2015

Venezuela gave landing permission on Tuesday for a Brazilian Air Force plane set to carry a group of Brazilian senators to visit jailed Venezuelan opposition leaders, the head of Brazil’s opposition party said.

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An apparent delay in granting the permission, which had been requested last Friday, had led to speculation Venezuela might be seeking to block the visit scheduled for Thursday.

“After firm action by the Senate, the Venezuelan government authorized the landing in its territory of a Brazilian Air Force plane,” Senator Aecio Neves, head of the PSDB party, said on Twitter.

Earlier on Tuesday, Neves was quoted in the Estado de S.Paulo newspaper as saying Venezuela had “vetoed” the landing.

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