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Venezuela: Red Cross brokers Maduro-Guaidó deal to allow aid delivery

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First shipment for 650,000 could reach Venezuela in two weeksRed Cross says aid must be ‘neutral, impartial and unhindered’The Red Cross has brokered a deal with representatives of Venezuela’s embattled leader Nicolás Maduro and his rival Juan Guaidó to allow humanitarian aid into the country, indicating a seldom-seen middle ground between the two men that contest the presidency.The first shipment of aid for about 650,000 vulnerable people could reach Venezuela in two weeks, Francesco Rocca, the president of the International Federation of the Red Cross told a press conference on Friday. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/29/venezuela-maduro-guaido-aid-red-cross

Author : Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

Publish date : 2019-03-29 21:04:48

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