Tillerson praises Colombia aid to Venezuelans, anti-drug efforts

By: Reuters | Bogota |
Published: February 7, 2018 9:38 am

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, speaks next to Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski after a private meeting at the government palace in Lima, Peru, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. (AP Photo)

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday said the United States is heartbroken by the economic and social situation effecting Venezuela and appreciates Colombia’s help in dealing with the humanitarian crisis.

Standing beside Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos, Tillerson said the two men had an extensive exchange about how they and other countries could help Venezuela, especially through multilateral organizations like the Organization of American States.

“Our only objective is to see Venezuela return to its constitution, return its duly elected assembly, to hold free and fair…

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