10 months US to UN: Let aid enter Venezuela Manilatimes |World
UNITED NATIONS, United States: Slamming President Nicolas Maduro’s “corrupt, fraudulent and incompetent reign,” the United States said Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) it would ask the UN Security Council to adopt a draft resolution demanding that humanitarian aid be allowed into Venezuela. President Donald Trump’s envoy for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, said a vote was expected this week at the council, even though such a measure is likely to face a veto from Russia and China. “We will have a resolution this week which will certainly call for the admission of humanitarian aid into Venezuela,” Abrams told reporters ahead of the council ... more