Il presidente statunitense Donald Trump è sicuro che la crisi venezuelana possa essere risolta in modo pacifico attraverso la cooperazione di Washington. Lo ha affermato il vicepresidente Usa Mike Pence durante una conferenza stampa congiunta con il presidente colombiano Juan Manuel Santos. “Trump continua ad avere fiducia in una soluzione pacifica” ha detto Pence precisando che gli Usa continueranno ad esercitare pressioni economiche e diplomatiche per ripristinare la democrazia in Venezuela. La Colombia è la prima tappa della visita di del vicepresidente Usa in America latina.

US President Donald Trump is sure that the Venezuelan crisis can be settled peacefully through Washington's cooperation with the Latin American states, US Vice President Mike Pence said. Pence said during a joint press conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos late Sunday that the United States "will not relent until Venezuela is restored to a full and prosperous democracy." "As President Trump said just a few days ago, we have many options in Venezuela. The president also remains confident, that working with all our allies in Latin America, we can achieve a peaceful solution to the crisis facing Venezuelan people," Pence said. Pence added that the United States will continue to bring the full measure of the US economic and diplomatic power until democracy is restored in Venezuela. The US vice president made his statements during the state visit to Columbia, the first stop at his trip to Central and South America.