The United States urged Venezuela to restore democracy

The white house wants to see the release of all political prisoners and holding free and fair elections

President trump urged the Venezuelan government “to hold free and fair elections” after the re-election of Nicolas Maduro.

“We call on the Maduro regime to restore democracy, free and fair elections, release all political prisoners, immediately stop the repression and economic deprivation of the Venezuelan people”, – reads the statement of the President of the United States.

Previously, trump has signed a decree imposing new economic sanctions against Venezuela.