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U.S. will not tolerate Venezuelan 'dictatorship': Haley
August 25, 2017 / 4:59 PM / 3 months ago

U.S. will not tolerate Venezuelan 'dictatorship': Haley

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Friday that U.S. sanctions against Venezuela were a strong message to President Nicolas Maduro that the United States would not tolerate a “dictatorship” in that country.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley directs comments to the Russian delegation at the conclusion of a U.N. Security Council meeting to discuss the recent ballistic missile launch by North Korea at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., July 5, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Haley, speaking at United Nations headquarters in New York, said she had not been asked to meet at the UN with visiting Venezuelan foreign minister Jorge Arreaza.

Reporting by Rodrigo Campos and Riham Alkousaa

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