Newspaper article The Canadian Press

G7 and European Union Unite to Reject Recent Election in Venezuela

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

G7 and European Union Unite to Reject Recent Election in Venezuela

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G7, EU denounce Venezuela election

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OTTAWA - Canada and its fellow G7 countries along with the European Union issued a joint statement today saying they are united in rejecting and denouncing the recent presidential election in Venezuela.

The May 20 election of Nicolas Maduro has already attracted widespread condemnation, with Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland earlier calling the vote "illegitimate and anti-democratic."

The joint statement says by "failing to meet accepted international standards and not securing the basic guarantees for an inclusive, fair and democratic process, this election and its outcome lack legitimacy and credibility."

The G7 and EU add that while the Maduro regime "solidifies its authoritarian grip, the people of Venezuela continue to suffer human rights abuses and serious deprivation. …

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