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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Dueling Russia/US SC Resolutions on Venezuela
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Reportedly they'll be introduced at a Thursday Security Council session, neither with a chance for adoption.
The Trump regime resolution expresses phony "deep concern that the presidential elections of May 20, 2018 were neither free nor fair."
Fact: Whenever Venezuelan elections are held, international monitors call them scrupulously open, free and fair. The Trump regime resolution lied claiming otherwise.
It "calls for the immediate start of a political process leading to free, fair and credible presidential elections, with international electoral observation."
Fact: All Venezuelan elections abide by this standard, including Maduro's reelection by an overwhelming majority last May.
AP News quoted the above statements after seeing the draft US resolution. The neocon/CIA house organ Washington Post add
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