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USA: Pence urges Latin America to ‘sanction’ Venezuela02:47

USA: Pence urges Latin America to ‘sanction’ Venezuela

United States, Washington D.C.
May 7, 2018 at 21:38 GMT -00:00 · Published

US Vice President Mike Pence demanded Latin American nations step up pressure on the Venezuelan government during an address to the permanent council of Organisation of American States (OAS) in Washington, D.C. on Monday."We call on all freedom-loving nations across our hemisphere to hold Maduro accountable for destroying Venezuela's democracy," declared Pence.The vice-president also called for Venezuela to be suspended from the OAS and promised fresh sanctions for Venezuelan companies and officials suspected of involvement with the drug trade. "President [Donald] Trump has made it clear. The United States will not stand idly by as Venezuela crumbles," he warned.

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US Vice President Mike Pence demanded Latin American nations step up pressure on the Venezuelan government during an address to the permanent council of Organisation of American States (OAS) in Washington, D.C. on Monday."We call on all freedom-loving nations across our hemisphere to hold Maduro accountable for destroying Venezuela's democracy," declared Pence.The vice-president also called for Venezuela to be suspended from the OAS and promised fresh sanctions for Venezuelan companies and officials suspected of involvement with the drug trade. "President [Donald] Trump has made it clear. The United States will not stand idly by as Venezuela crumbles," he warned.

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