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UN: Venezuelan FM accuses US of declaring war, vows retaliation02:38

UN: Venezuelan FM accuses US of declaring war, vows retaliation

United Nations, New York City
September 25, 2017 at 21:02 GMT +00:00 · Published

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has slammed the US over its human rights record at the UNGA in New York City, Monday.

The attack follows an announcement earlier on Monday by US President Donald Trump that Venezuela, alongside Chad and North Korea, would be added to Trump's travel ban, starting from 18 October.

The ban on Venezuelan nationals is believed to apply only to government officials and their families.

Arreaza also accused the US of declaring war, and said "Venezuela is open for dialogue with the US government but is ready to respond to any hostile actions in the same field in which we are attacked."

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Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has slammed the US over its human rights record at the UNGA in New York City, Monday.

The attack follows an announcement earlier on Monday by US President Donald Trump that Venezuela, alongside Chad and North Korea, would be added to Trump's travel ban, starting from 18 October.

The ban on Venezuelan nationals is believed to apply only to government officials and their families.

Arreaza also accused the US of declaring war, and said "Venezuela is open for dialogue with the US government but is ready to respond to any hostile actions in the same field in which we are attacked."

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