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Maduro makes 'terrible mistake' in blocking Venezuela aid: Trump

AFP  |  Washington 

said on Wednesday that Venezuela's is "making a terrible mistake" by blocking US humanitarian aid.

Trump said it was "sad" that the oil-rich Latin American country is in "turmoil" and said has still not ruled out sending troops to the region.

"We look at all options," he said.

"You'll see," he said when asked if thousands of US troops could deploy.

Trump was meeting with Colombian at the to discuss the

Maduro accuses the of using the blocked aid shipments as part of a plot to overthrow his government.

But Duque, whose country has taken in large numbers of Venezuelan refugees, said "obstructing the access of humanitarian aid is a crime against humanity.

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First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 00:40 IST
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