An anonymous administration official who allegedly spoke with the Associated Press said that, during a meeting last July between Trump, former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and then-National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, Trump suggested that a military intervention may be the best solution to promote regional security and end the suffering of the Venezuelan people.
"A military intervention from the United States empire will never be a solution for the problems in Venezuela", he added while said while point out the crippling impact USA led sanctions have had on the South American country.
In August past year, Trump publicly said he had "many options for Venezuela, including a possible military option".
The Development Bank of China has approved a loan of US$5 billion for Venezuela to increase petroleum development, Prensa Latina reports. "And by the way, I am not going to rule out a military option".
Trump's comments in 2017 came amid violent protests in Venezuela, where President Nicolas Maduro has increasingly relied on authoritarian tactics and committed "extensive human rights violations and abuses", according to a 2017 report from the United Nations Human Rights Office.
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His administration levied new sanctions on dozens of Venezuelan officials, including Maduro, in May.
Trump, reportedly, called for a surprise meeting with his top aides and advisors a day before the declaration and asked them why couldn't the US intervene militarily against the Bolivarian government, arguing that Venezuela represented a threat to the region.
"You can not lower you guard for even a second, because we will defend the greatest right our homeland has had in all of its history", Maduro said at a military ceremony, "which is to live in peace".
He then went around the table to ask the leaders whether they were certain they didn't want the U.S.to invade Venezuela, to which each leader said clearly that they were, the AP reported.
The Prime Minister has made feminism an important piece of his political brand since coming to office nearly three years ago. Trudeau's father, Pierre, served as PM between 1968-1979 and 1980-1984, and he died in September 2000.
Early this year, he had helped Australia win the T20I triangular series featuring England and New Zealand. However, he is all set to take over captaincy duties of Winnipeg Hawks in the ongoing Global T20 Canada .
John Main, Nunavut MLA for Arviat North-Whale Cove, said the risks posed by polar bears have become a "fact of life" for Arviat. Arviat is considered to be in the range of the Western Hudson Bay polar bear population, estimated in 2016 to number about 840.
The Forum Secretariat said while it supported media freedom, the press also had a responsibility to be factual in its reporting. Mr Turnbull would prefer events like the forum were open to all media but said it "is up to Nauru".
Asahara was captured two months later, dragged out of a hidden compartment in a ceiling where he had holed up to evade arrest. They targeted underground lines, including those passing through Kasumigaseki and Nagatacho, home to the Japanese government.
Jane said: 'My son was watching it a year ago and said "Mum you have to watch it" and I really got into it. The presenter, who hosts the ITV2 reality show, got engaged to the former Apprentice candidate in April.
Officers are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area on the night/morning in question to come forward and contact them. Detective Superintendent Stuart Houston praised Alesha's family for their "bravery" and the local community for "their support".
With 50 laps left in Stage 2, Almirola maintained a small lead over Harvick, followed by Keselowski, Kurt Busch and Elliott. Larson slid sideways, as the momentum of Busch's charge into the corner carried his vehicle into the outside wall.
The 25-year-old has been impressive for England in their campaign so far at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation . The 25-year-old appeared in an indecisive mood as he looks out from a hotel window in London's giant Shard building.
Title defender Muguruza stunned by van Uytvanck
Defeat for the world No. 3 ensured that six of the top 10 seeds in the women's draw have failed to make it into round three. Muguruza was among the favorites to retain her title at SW19, but came across an inspired Van Uytvanck on No. 2 Court.
Moscow: UK denied offer to help in March nerve agent attack
Officers were called to a home in Muggleton Road, Amesbury , on Saturday morning when 44-year-old woman Ms Sturgess collapsed. Police say the pair were exposed to the potentially deadly nerve agent Novichok after "handling a contaminated item".