Venezuela breaks diplomatic relations with Colombia

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday his government had broken relations with Colombia and would expel some Colombian diplomatic staff after Colombia assisted the opposition's efforts to bring humanitarian aid into Venezuela.

He said in a speech that Venezuela cannot keep putting up with Colombian territory being used for attacks against Venezuela.

Maduro said the Colombian ambassador and consular staff will have to leave Venezuela within 24 hours.

Source: VOV5

Venezuela breaks diplomatic relations with Colombia

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday his government had broken relations with Colombia and would expel some Colombian diplomatic staff after Colombia assisted the opposition's efforts to bring humanitarian aid into Venezuela.

He said in a speech that Venezuela cannot keep putting up with Colombian territory being used for attacks against Venezuela.

Maduro said the Colombian ambassador and consular staff will have to leave Venezuela within 24 hours.

Source: VOV5