Ecuador supports UN resolution for humanitarian aid for Venezuela

The United Nations Council on Human Rights approved a resolution Friday asking the government of Venezuela to accept international humanitarian aid. Ecuador was among the nations supporting the measure which urged Venezuela to recognize the “the suffering of its people evidenced by shortages of food and medicine.” Venezuela reacted angrily to the vote, claiming the measure was orchestrated by the U.S. and Israel to threaten the government of President Nicolas Maduro. “This is an action with the sole intent of overthrowing the government and establishing a mechanism of foreign control for Venezuela,” said Jorge Valero, Venezuela’s UN ambassador. “There is…

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