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Trump urges Colombia's Santos to crack down on drugs: White House
September 2, 2017 / 12:15 AM / 18 days ago

Trump urges Colombia's Santos to crack down on drugs: White House

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump holds a joint news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (L) at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 18, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in a telephone call on Friday to crack down on the production and trafficking of illegal drugs, the White House said in a statement.

The two leaders also discussed “the deteriorating political, economic, and humanitarian situation in Venezuela,” the statement said.

Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Sandra Maler

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