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Lima Group Rejects Maduro's Proposal for Early Legislative Elections

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Thu, 06 Jun 2019 19:26 GMT

The Lima Group regional bloc on Thursday, June 6th rejected Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's call on May 20 for early elections for the National Assembly, which is run by the opposition, Reuters has reported. 

The 12-nation emphasized in joint statement that Lima Group considers the importance of deepening contacts with countries that support Maduro's government, particularly Russia, China, Cuba and Turkey, urging them to be part of the solution to Venezuela's crisis

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