Sen. Bernie Sanders in a recent interview said he opposes military intervention in Venezuela, echoing some of his past remarks on the subject.
Sanders told The New Yorker that Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro is leading a “failed regime” and was likely elected under fraudulent circumstances, but that military intervention would be a step too far.
“At the end of the day, I think what you want in one of the largest countries in Latin America is free and fair elections, and we want to do everything we can to establish democracy there,” Sanders said.
Sen. Bernie Sanders wants to see democracy flourish in Venezuela, but says a US military intervention is not the way to achieve this.
In a recent interview with The New Yorker, Sanders said Nicolas Maduro, the country’s authoritarian, socialist leader, is heading a “failed regime.” But he said that military intervention is “off the table” for him when it comes to addressing the situation in Venezuela.
“The world community has got to be mindful of the humanitarian suffering and the hunger that’s going on in Venezuela right now,” the senator added. “But, at the end of the day, I think what you want in one of …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics