Russia concerned by U.S. talk of military option for Venezuela

By REUTERS
January 16, 2019 11:09
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday Moscow was alarmed by US talk of some kind of possible U.S. military option for Venezuela and accused Washington of leaning on the opposition there to block talks with the government.

Lavrov, addressing his annual news conference, said the US approach to Venezuela showed US efforts to try to undermine governments around the world it didn't like were continuing.

US President Donald Trump said in 2017 he didn't rule out a "military option" to put an end to what he regards as economic chaos in Venezuela, a close Russian ally.

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