CARACAS – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has welcomed 119 young Palestinians who have arrived in the country to study integral community medicine, saying their arrival marked an “historic day.”
“We receive you into our homeland on this very special and historic day. Palestine is here; the future of Palestine is here, in its youth,” the president said at a welcoming ceremony Thursday in the Venezuelan capital.
“Palestine has not allowed itself to be eliminated. It has refused to die, it has resisted, and Palestine will live,” Maduro added.
The president asked the 119 students, who are from different areas of Palestine and include 16 young women, to consider Venezuela as their home and assured them that the Venezuelan people were very happy to have them as their guests.
“The voice of Venezuela is always, and will always be, at the service of truth and the struggle of the Palestinian people…
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