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2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis

The United Nations Security Council rejected rival resolutions on Venezuela by the United States and Russia Thursday. Russia and China vetoed the U.S. call for new elections and the unhindered distribution of humanitarian aid, while Moscow's proposal for a political solution and reaffirmation of the government's role in soliciting assistance failed to gain sufficient support.

The U.N. Security Council rejected rival resolutions on Venezuela by the United States and Russia on Thursday, with Russia and China vetoing the U.S. call for new elections and Moscow’s proposal failing to receive sufficient support

  1. The Washington Post
Security Council rejects US, Russia resolutions on Venezuela

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  1. The United Nations Security Council rejected rival resolutions on Venezuela by the United States and Russia Thursday, with Russia and China vetoing the U.S. call for new elections and Moscow's proposal not gaining sufficient support.
  2. The United Nations Security Council has scheduled votes on rival resolutions on Venezuela. One is sponsored by the United States, which supports opposition leader Juan Guaidó, and the other by Russia, which backs President Nicolás Maduro.
  3. The United Nations Security Council rejected rival resolutions on Venezuela by the United States and Russia Thursday. Russia and China vetoed the U.S. call for new elections and the unhindered distribution of humanitarian aid, while Moscow's proposal for a political solution and reaffirmation of the government's role in soliciting assistance failed to gain sufficient support.

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