US President Donald Trump hosted Latin American leaders to a dinner on Monday night in New York on the sides if the 72nd United Nations General Assembly.
The dinner was aimed at discussing the possible solutions to the turmoil and uprisings that have ravaged Venezuela since several months back.
We call for the full restoration of democracy and political freedoms in Venezuela, and we want it to happen very, very soon! pic.twitter.com/bMJDOtAesl
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 19, 2017
Speaking during the meeting Trump said, “I ask every country represented here to be prepared to do more to address this unbelievably serious crisis. We call for the full restoration of democracy and political freedoms in Venezuela, and we want it to happen very, very soon!”
Venezuela has suffered serious economic downturn since 2017 began with a large portion of its citizen leaving in abject poverty.
The country is also embroiled in political instability that has seen many calling for the resignation of its leader while opposition figures have all been thrown in jails for untried offences.