Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has issued a statement on behalf of the nation in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent threat, vowing to defend the South American country’s sovereignty at all costs against foreign hegemony.
The newly-appointed minister also called on the international community to help defend Venezuela’s right to self-determination.
“The U.S. administration reaffirms its imperialist and neoliberal policy against the Venezuelan people,” Arreaza said during a press conference.
He also said the threats “violate the principles of the United Nations and the norms of international law.”
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