If military action would restore democracy in Venezuela, Trump consistent about that option, says Pompeo

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1 May 2019

U.S. President Trump has been consistent and unambiguous about that the option to use military force in Venezuela, Secretary of State Pompeo said in an interview with Fox News, ONA reports citing the Department State.

Answering to the question on what is his response to live pictures in Caracas, Secretary of State Pompeo said:

"If the question is, is the United States prepared to consider military action if that’s what it takes to restore the democracy there in Venezuela, the President’s been consistent and unambiguous about that – that the option to use military force is available if that’s what is ultimately called for."

U.S. top diplomat said that they hope "there can be a peaceful resolution and that Maduro will leave without violence."

"We’re watching those who are engaged in violence and we will hold them accountable. But the President has made very, very clear that we are going to ensure that Venezuelan democracy is restored."

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