EU condemns expulsion of envoy from Venezuela

EU-Venezuela relations have been tense since 2017, when the nation became the first in South America to be hit by sanctions. Things are heating up further with President Nicolas Maduro expelling EU’s ambassador to Venezuela. – EPA pic, June 30, 2020.

EUROPEAN Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell today condemned the expulsion of EU’s ambassador to Venezuela ordered by President Nicolas Maduro and said the bloc would reciprocate. 

“We condemn and reject the expulsion of our ambassador in Caracas. We will take the usual necessary reciprocal measures,” Borrell tweeted.

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