“We have watched all through the day, it has been a very long time since anybody’s seen Maduro,” Pompeo stated in an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on “The Scenario Room.”
“He had an airplane on the tarmac, he was prepared to go away this morning as we perceive it and the Russians indicated he ought to keep.”
“He was headed for Havana,” Pompeo stated.
The Secretary of State refused to say whether or not Maduro could be permitted to securely depart for Cuba, as a substitute saying that “Mr. Maduro understands what’s going to occur if he will get on that airplane.”
“He is aware of our expectations,” Pompeo stated when repeatedly pressed on the query.
Pompeo reiterated his assist for opposition chief Juan Guaido amid an escalating scenario in Venezuela. On Tuesday morning, Guaido, standing alongside a gaggle of troopers in Caracas, introduced an rebellion and referred to as for his supporters to take to the streets in an effort to oust Maduro. Confrontations between the 2 sides turned violent, with greater than 50 individuals being taken to a medical heart within the Venezuelan capital.
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