Coup plot slammed

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

VENEZUE­LAN Pres­i­dent Ni­co­las Maduro has de­manded the gov­ern­ments of Colom­bia and Mex­ico re­spond to al­le­ga­tions that they are work­ing with the CIA to over­throw his gov­ern­ment.

Maduro said, “The di­rec­tor of the CIA has said: ‘The CIA and the US gov­ern­ment work in di­rect col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Mex­i­can gov­ern­ment and the Colom­bian gov­ern­ment to over­throw the con­sti­tu­tional gov­ern­ment in Venezuela and to in­ter­vene’ in our beloved Venezuela.”

The com­ments came af­ter CIA di­rec­tor Mike Pom­peo con­firmed the US is ad­vis­ing Mex­ico and Colom­bia on de­vel­op­ments in Venezuela. teleSUR

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