Trump “No one loves a peaceful solution better than me” as he threatens Venezuela with military action

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Trump threatens military action in Venezuela Washington has already branded Nicolas Maduro a ‘dictator’ and Trump…

Washington has already branded Nicolas Maduro a ‘dictator’ and Trump lists ‘military option’ as one of many.

Trump: ‘Nobody loves a peaceful solution better than President Trump

President Nicolas Maduro and Donald Trump

Venezuela is suffering a severe economic downturn caused by low oil prices and government policies [AFP]

US President Donald Trump has threatened military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation of Washington’s response to Venezuela’s political crisis that Caracas disparaged as “craziness”.

Venezuela has appeared to slide toward a more volatile stage of unrest in recent days, with anti-government forces looting weapons from a military base after a new legislative body usurped the authority of the opposition-controlled congress.

Washington has slapped sanctions on President Nicolas Maduro and some of his allies, and branded him a “dictator” over his attempts to crush his country’s opposition. Venezuela has in turn…

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