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Maduro rejects ultimatum on fresh elections in Venezuela Crisis-hit country’s president under pressure as US urges the world to ‘pick a side’

Venezuela’s embattled president, Nicolás Maduro, has rejected an international ultimatum to call elections within eight days, and said the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, had violated the country’s constitution by declaring himself leader. In an interview with CNN Türk aired on Sunday, Maduro also said he was open to dialogue and that meeting the US president, […]

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Venezuela crisis: US pulls out staff and tells citizens to ‘strongly consider’ leaving

–Defence minister Vladimir Padrino accuses opposition, US and regional allies of launching attempted coup against Maduro The US state department has urged its citizens to “strongly consider” leaving Venezuela and ordered out non-emergency government staff as the head of the country’s armed forces warned of a civil war sparked by a US-backed “criminal plan” to […]