British Trade Union Congress Sends Congratulations to Venezuela on Election & Expresses Ongoing Solidarity

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At its General Council meeting last Tuesday, the British trade union movement’s’s unitary body, the TUC, expressed its congratulations to the PSUV and their allies for their election victory last Sunday.

TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said, “The weekend’s election victory is a reaffirmation of the Venezuelan people’s commitment to democracy and social justice.”

Assistant General Secretary of Unite the Union and Venezuela Solidarity Campaign Vice Chair Tony Burke added, “The British trade union movement stands in solidarity with the ongoing advances in democracy and social progress in Venezuela. After this impressive victory, achieved in the face of economic sabotage and ongoing destabilisation efforts, we will carry on campaigning against any unconstitutional attempts to undermine or unseat Venezuela’s elected Government from elements of the right wing opposition. “