Lima Group accuses Maduro of protecting ‘terrorist groups’ in Colombia
Written by MagaFirstNews on May 3, 2019
Peru’s Foreign Minister Nestor Popolizio makes declarations to the media next to Chile’s Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero and Colombia’s Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo after a Lima Group regional bloc summit in Lima, Peru May 3, 2019. REUTERS/ Guadalupe Pardo
May 3, 2019
LIMA (Reuters) – The Lima Group regional bloc, which supports the opposition in Venezuela, accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of protecting “terrorist groups” in Colombia, and said it rejects any attempt to threaten the life Colombian President Ivan Duque.
The bloc of about a dozen countries, including Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, added in a joint statement following a meeting in Peru that it decided to help Cuba participate in the search for an end to the crisis in Venezuela.
(Reporting by Mitra Taj; Editing by Sandra Maler)