Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken Talks With Venezuelan Interim President Juan Guaidó

By Alem Senay –

On Monday, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Venezuelan Interim President Juan Guaidó to underscore the importance of a peaceful restoration of democracy in Venezuela, free and fair elections, and respect for the rights and freedoms of all Venezuelans.  

During his  conversation with Guaidó, Secretary Blinken reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to the talks between the Maduro regime and the Unitary Platform as the best path for a return to democracy and for resolving Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis.  

The Secretary also reiterated U.S. support for the 2015 democratically elected National Assembly and for Guaidó as the Interim President of Venezuela.

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