September 1, 2015

Venezuela Reinforces Military Deployment in Border with Colombia

Caracas, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Government will deploy some 3,000 troops from different security forces in the special areas of the common border with Colombia in Tachira state (southwest) that were decreed recently by President Nicolas Maduro.

According to Governor of Tachira, Jose Vielma, there has not be real cooperation from the Colombian authorities in facing crimes like smuggling and paramilitarism. Read more.

Prensa Latina

- Colombia Fails to Get OAS Support for Meeting on Border Crisis - teleSUR
Venezuela Responds to International Criticism Regarding Border Closure - Venezuelanalysis

Venezuela rejects EU interference in sovereign measures on border closure - AVN
Venezuela crisis could have ‘serious’ consequences for Colombia peace talks: UN - Colombia Reports

Maduro Announces Further Border Closures After Colombia and Venezuela Recall Ambassadors - Venezuelanalysis

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