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Trump: US Authorities Have Nothing To Do With The Situation Around Those Who Tried To Invade Venezuela

Trump: US Authorities Have Nothing To Do With The Situation Around Those Who Tried To Invade Venezuela

Earlier, the Venezuelan authorities reported that they managed to prevent the infiltration of a group of mercenaries from Colombia who intended to carry out a coup.

The American authorities have nothing to do with the situation around the infiltration of mercenaries in Venezuela. This was stated on Tuesday by us leader Donald Trump in a conversation with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before flying to Arizona.

He was asked to comment on the words of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who said that among the mercenaries who invaded the country were American citizens who are members of Trump's security service. "This has nothing to do with our government," the head of the Washington administration replied.

"I have just been informed about this... We will sort it out, ... and let you know," the head of state said.

On May 3, the Venezuelan authorities reported that they had managed to prevent the infiltration from Colombia of a group of mercenaries who intended to carry out a coup in the Bolivarian Republic. According to the President Of the constitutional Assembly of Venezuela, Diosdado Cabello, the mercenaries tried to enter Venezuela by boat.

The Colombian authorities rejected the statement of the Venezuelan side. According to their version, Caracas is making unsubstantiated accusations against Bogota to distract attention from Venezuela's internal problems.

The situation in Venezuela escalated after opposition leader Juan Guaido, whose appointment as speaker of the Parliament was annulled by the Supreme court two days earlier, declared himself acting President on January 23, 2019. The interim head of state recognized by the US, joined by the country Group we (except Mexico), the Organization of the American States and most European Union countries. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called the incident an attempted coup and announced the severance of diplomatic relations with the United States. Russia, Belarus, Iran, China, Cuba, Nicaragua, Syria, and Turkey expressed their support.

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