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As Venezuela crisis drags on, Pompeo defends U.S. actions

2019-04-15 11:25:20       source:The Washington Post

April 14, 2019

CÚCUTA, Colombia — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had a lot to feel good about during his four-country swing through South America this past week.

During his visit to Santiago, Chile’s foreign minister stressed the importance of Washington’s “diplomatic pressure” in working to unseat Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.

In Peru and Paraguay, diplomats underscored their lockstep support for the U.S. goal of bringing relief to the millions of Venezuelan refugees flooding into neighboring countries.

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