President Nicolás Maduro Pens Open Letter to US Public|
April 06, 2020
- In a letter issued on Sunday,
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro warned the
administration of U.S. President Donald Trump against
making any unwise military decisions against the
Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza read a letter on
Sunday that Venezuelan President Maduro sent to the
people of the United States, following Washington's
recent threats toward the Bolivarian Republic.
In the letter,
the head of state indicated that "in Venezuela we do not
want an armed conflict in our nation, we cannot accept
war threats," and urged the American people not to
believe in the reasons that Trump indicates for
Maduro urged the people in the United States to not
believe Trump's statements about "fighting drug
trafficking", calling these claims by the U.S.
leader false and unfounded.
text, President Nicolás Maduro rejected the
threats of the Trump administration against
Venezuela that seek to lead the region to an
expensive, bloody and indefinite armed conflict.
Venezuela do not want an armed conflict in our
region. We want fraternal relationships, cooperation,
exchange and respect, "he said.
He stated that
the country cannot accept war threats, or blockades, nor
the intention to install an international guardianship
that violates sovereignty and ignores the advances of
the last year in the political dialogue between the
government and a large part of the Venezuelan
solidarity with the U.S. people that are suffering from
the COVID-19 pandemic, he called on the people of the
country to hold their leaders accountable and compel
them to focus their attention and resources on the
necessary and urgent fight against the pandemic.
requested the cessation of military threats, the end of
illegal sanctions and the blockade that restricts access
to humanitarian supplies, which are so necessary today
in the country to combat this virus.
"I ask you,
with your heart in your hands, not to allow your country
to be drawn, once again, to another endless conflict,
another Vietnam or another Iraq, but this time closer to
home," the letter highlights.
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