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Union of South American Nations to solve Venezuela- Colombia crisis

07-28-2010 14:25 BJT

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim said Tuesday he hoped the recent crisis between Venezuela and Colombia could be solved at a meeting of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur).

The meeting, expected to be held on Thursday in Quito, Ecuador, will discuss the severed ties between Venezuela and Colombia.

"The immediate task is to manage the situation until the next Colombian government takes over, and then try to find a more permanent solution," Amorim said. Colombian President-elect Juan Manuel Santos will take office on Aug. 7.

Amorim said that Brazilian negotiators are in contact with the Colombian authorities, and Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has also contacted his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez to try to help solve the impasse.

Caracas broke off diplomatic ties with Bogota last week after Colombia accused it of hosting Colombian guerilla chiefs on its soil, a charge vehemently denied by Venezuela.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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