‘The portrayal of the anti-government protests in Venezuela by some media and foreign powers as a all-out civil war not only distorts reality but also hinders attempts to reconcile with the opposition, Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez told RT Spanish.

At the emergency meeting of Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), called by Venezuela and held in San Salvador on May 2, representatives of 26 countries looked into the unravelling economic and political crisis in Venezuela. While no statement was issued in its aftermath, as seven countries of the 33-member bloc were not in attendance, Rodriguez described it as a “historic meeting” at which “the truth of Venezuela reached the background of Latin America and the Caribbean.”’

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