The foreign Ministry of Venezuela said that trump’s words of a «military option» – a violation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country

The words of the President of the United States Donald trump that Washington may use «military option» to resolve the situation in Venezuela, are an assault on the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the country. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Venezuela Jorge Arreaza, reports Ultimas Noticias.

Venezuela «rejects in the most decisive and powerful image of the unfriendly and hostile statements,» trump said in the text.

«Bellicose statements by trump represent a direct threat to peace, stability, independence, territorial integrity, sovereignty and right to self-determination of Venezuela,» said Arreaza.

The foreign Minister stressed that trump said that on the second day following statements by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who wanted to renew relations with the United States.

Also, the Venezuelan foreign Ministry said that «reckless» statements of the American President can involve the countries of the region in the conflict, and urged the international community to condemn the statement by trump.

August 11, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he wants to meet with trump. He also instructed to arrange with the American President on the phone.

Trump said he would not rule out the»military option» in Venezuela, if need be.

The Minister of defense of Venezuela Vladimir Padrino said these words of the President of the USA «mad».

April in Venezuela, held mass protests against Maduro and amendments to the Constitution, the victims were more than 100 people.

30 July in Venezuela passed a vote of delegates to the constitutional Assembly, which, according to the plan, Maduro should amend the basic law in force since 1999. On July 31, the President said that the government won the elections for the constitutional Assembly.

In connection with the elections to the Assembly, the United States imposed sanctions against Maduro. The EU has said that countries – members of the organization may not recognize a constitutional Assembly in Venezuela, and believe that the elections have exacerbated the crisis in the country.




The foreign Ministry of Venezuela said that trump’s words of a «military option» – a violation of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country 13.08.2017

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