Kerry says working to see if mediation can resolve Venezuela crisis

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 28, 2014 11:39 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is working with Colombia and other countries to see whether mediation might be possible to bring opposing sides in Venezuela's crisis together for talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday.

"We are working closely with Colombia and other countries to try to see how some kind of mediation might be able to take place, because it's obviously already proven very difficult for the two sides to bring themselves together by themselves," Kerry said during a joint news conference with his Colombian counterpart.

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