The Minister of defense of Venezuela Vladimir Padrino Lopez on Saturday, August 12, warned the President of the United States Donald trump that his statement about military intervention in the Bolivarian Republic is nothing but a manifestation of an act of recklessness and higher forms of extremism.
The head of the military Department of Venezuela also mentioned the possibility of US military operations in the Latin American country “madness” and “an unprecedented threat to national sovereignty” from the head of the American state, according to El Comercio. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Venezuela is already preparing his diplomatic response of the United States.
Against this background, the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro has even requested a phone conversation with trump. However, in the administration of the President of the United States consider Maduro a “dictator” and for this reason he was denied. “Trump will gladly have a word with the leader of Venezuela, when the country will be restored democracy”, — stated in the response from the White house.
The trump meeting with the head of the US state Department Rex Tillerson and the permanent U.S. representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley, the us leader said: “we Have many courses of action applicable to the situation of Venezuela, including the option of military intervention, if that is required.”