February 22, 2019 / 2:38 PM / 3 months ago

'Disgusting' that Venezuela's Maduro would close borders to aid, says UK

LONDON (Reuters) - It is “disgusting and wholly unacceptable” of Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro to close borders to humanitarian aid, Britain’s foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday.

“Maduro closing borders to humanitarian aid while innocent Venezuelans suffer is disgusting and wholly unacceptable. The blocking of any aid is inhumane, it must be allowed in. Venezuelans have suffered enough,” Hunt wrote on Twitter.

Reporting by Costas Pitas. Editing by Andrew MacAskill

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