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USA: Venezuelan opposition envoy says Trump 'committed' to their cause01:37

USA: Venezuelan opposition envoy says Trump 'committed' to their cause

United States, Miami
May 28, 2019 at 23:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States, Carlos Vecchio, told a press conference in Miami, Florida on Tuesday he believed the administration of US President Donald Trump are "committed to the Venezuelan cause at all levels."

Vecchio said he felt "a commitment from the Trump administration, and a commitment from the Republican and Democratic congressmen to give support to the Venezuelans who are here so that they are [here] legally and not deported."

Announcing a census to "effectively determine how many Venezuelans there are in the United States, " Vecchio said his team were seeking to "establish a level of communication that allows us to meet their needs but also incorporate them into the activity within this country."

Gustavo Marcano, the opposition's minister counsellor in the United States, said his team would begin a process of "consular registration" with a website to "diagnose the needs of Venezuelans and so that we can begin to work progressively in the restoration of consular services that the regime of Venezuela, the regime of Maduro, to unfortunately damaged to the detriment of Venezuelans."

USA: Venezuelan opposition envoy says Trump 'committed' to their cause01:37
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The Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States, Carlos Vecchio, told a press conference in Miami, Florida on Tuesday he believed the administration of US President Donald Trump are "committed to the Venezuelan cause at all levels."

Vecchio said he felt "a commitment from the Trump administration, and a commitment from the Republican and Democratic congressmen to give support to the Venezuelans who are here so that they are [here] legally and not deported."

Announcing a census to "effectively determine how many Venezuelans there are in the United States, " Vecchio said his team were seeking to "establish a level of communication that allows us to meet their needs but also incorporate them into the activity within this country."

Gustavo Marcano, the opposition's minister counsellor in the United States, said his team would begin a process of "consular registration" with a website to "diagnose the needs of Venezuelans and so that we can begin to work progressively in the restoration of consular services that the regime of Venezuela, the regime of Maduro, to unfortunately damaged to the detriment of Venezuelans."

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