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07:45  12 march  2019
07:45  12 march  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

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The United States announced late Monday that it will withdraw its remaining staff from its embassy in Venezuela , citing the deteriorating conditions in the "Like the January 24 decision to withdraw all dependents and reduce embassy staff to a minimum, this decision reflects the deteriorating situation

The United States announced late Monday that it is pulling the remaining staff from its embassy in Venezuela , citing the deteriorating situation in the South The announcement came from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a tweet shortly before midnight comes as Venezuela struggles to restore

The United States announced late Monday that it will withdraw its remaining staff from its embassy in Venezuela, citing the deteriorating conditions in the country.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made the announcement as Caracas grappled with power outages and a deepening political crisis. He said in a statement obtained by Fox News that the employees will be pulled by the end of the week.

US withdrawing remaining staff from embassy in Venezuela © FoxNews.com President Trump's point man for the Venezuela crisis testified that the Trump administration is preparing its next round of sanctions to isolate Maduro, targeting foreign banks working with the regime; State Department correspondent Rich Edson reports.

"Like the January 24 decision to withdraw all dependents and reduce embassy staff to a minimum, this decision reflects the deteriorating situation in Venezuela as well as the conclusion that the presence of U.S. diplomatic staff at the embassy has become a constraint on U.S. policy," the statement read.

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The US announced late on Monday night that the remaining diplomatic staff at the American embassy in Venezuela will be withdrawn by the end of the "Like the January 24 decision to withdraw all dependents and reduce embassy staff to a minimum, this decision reflects the deteriorating situation

The United States announced late Monday that it is pulling the remaining staff from its embassy in Venezuela , citing the deteriorating Earlier, witnesses said an explosion occurred at a power station in the Venezuelan capital as days of nationwide power cuts imposed increasing hardship on the country.

US withdrawing remaining staff from embassy in Venezuela © Provided by Fox News Network LLC The U.S. has led an international effort to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro and replace him with opposition leader Juan Guaido, who vows to hold new a presidential election.

Guaido is backed by some 50 countries, while Maduro maintains support from countries such as China, Russia and Cuba.

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