VOA’s Nike Ching at the State Department and Carla Babb at the Pentagon contributed to this report.
WHITE HOUSE — The crisis in Venezuela was among the topics discussed in a Friday phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“The president reiterated the need for a peaceful transition” in Venezuela, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters.
Tension has grown in recent days between Washington and Moscow over the increasingly destabilizing events in Caracas. The Trump administration has accused the Russians of preventing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from giving up power …read more
Source: Voice of America