Venezuela slams French leaders claim that the country is run by a “dictatorship”


August 31, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

Venezuela has rejected French President Emmanuel Macron’s comments made on Tuesday that attacked the country’s leadership as “interference” in its internal affairs.

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Macron said that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro had created a “dictatorship”.

Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Wednesday, expressing its “firm rejection” of Macron’s “deplorable comments.”

“They constitute clear interference in the internal affairs” of Venezuela, the ministry said. “They are an assault on Venezuela’s institutions and appear driven by the constant imperial obsession with attacking our people,” the statement added.

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