Maduro regime recalls top diplomat from United States

After President Obama last week extended an existing executive order for another year, which declares that Venezuela is an “unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States,” the Maduro government recalled its most senior diplomatic representative from the country. Charge d’affaires Maximilien Arvelaiz returned to Caracas, while Maduro condemned the United States on TV, saying “enough of the arrogance.”  

Meanwhile, in a separate address, Maduro praised Bernie Sanders’ “revolutionary” message, but calls Hillary Clinton “arrogant” and says she is “an accomplice of all these policies against Venezuela.” 

Venezuela’s United Nations Ambassador accuses the United States of trying to “destabilize our country and our government” and reveals a statement of support for Venezuela adopted by the Non-Aligned Movement of 120 countries.