February 24, 2019 08:11 AM
After lasting on February 24, 2019 08:37 AM
Germán Castañeda, Colombian ambassador in Venezuela, announced on Sunday, on the orders of his Ministry of Foreign Affairs, that he will return to the country.
"Attending the instructions of my Cansellery Center today I'll return to my country. Work with the soul. I gave all my effort," Castañeda announced on Twitter.
The diplomatic officer added that he always supported acts in favor of the most secretive citizens of Colombian citizens during the time he was responsible for the embassy in Venezuela.
"Supporting actions for our most vulnerable colombians. I left many Venezuelan friends that I would like the best," he said.
The retirement of Castañeda comes after Nicolás Maduro announced his decision to break diplomatic links with Colombia.
Following my Cactusum instructions today I'll return to my country. Working with the soul. I gave all my effort. Support actions for our most vulnerable colombians. Leave a lot of Venezuelan friends that I wish them the best pic.twitter.com/NeFucdAglC
– Germán Castañeda (@gcastanedab) February 24, 2019