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U.S. urges Russia to end support for Venezuela’s Maduro

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U.S. urges Russia to end support for Venezuela’s Maduro


U.S. urges Russia to end support for Venezuela’s Maduro

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Maduro has brought nothing but misery to the Venezuelan people.

“We hope that Russia’s support for Maduro will end,’’ U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a news conference alongside Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in the Russian city of Sochi.

“We want every country that’s interfering in Venezuela to cease doing that. We want Venezuela to get their democracy back.

“We need free and fair elections there, not interfered in by any other country,’’ Pompeo said in televised comments.

Lavrov responded by saying that “threats by the U.S. administration’’ against the Venezuelan leadership have nothing to do with democracy.

Abiodun Oluleye: is a graduate and a professionally trained journalist, with experience in national news reporting/editing and verification at the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a Nigerian online news portal that publishes breaking news in Nigeria, and across the world. Our journalists are honest, fair, accurate, thorough and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting news in the best interest of the public, because truth is the cornerstone of journalism and they strive diligently to ascertain the truth in every news report. Contact: editor[at]nnn.com.ng

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