US President Donald Trump has warned that Russia must get out of Venezuela. Two planeloads of Russian troops are currently in the Latin American country under the terms of a 2001 cooperation treaty.

Speaking at the White House, Trump also warned that “all options are open” when it comes to getting Russia out of Venezuela.

Around 100 Russian troops touched down in Caracas on Saturday, a show of support for President Nicolas Maduro’s government. The move caused consternation in Washington, however, with Vice President Mike Pence calling the deployment an “unnecessary provocation.”

Pence also called on Russia to withdraw its support of Maduro and “stand with Juan Guaido,” the Washington-sponsored opposition leader who declared himself interim president in January.

Trump met with Guaido’s wife, Fabiana Rosales, on Wednesday, and pledged his support to her husband. After the momentum behind his play for the presidency fizzled out, Guaido has continued to criticize Maduro’s government, on Tuesday accusing the Venezuelan leader of violating the country’s constitution by welcoming the Russian troops.

The Russian Foreign Ministry, meanwhile, insisted that the deployment was carried out “in strict accordance with the constitution of that country and with full respect for its legal norms.”

US officials have repeatedly warned Russia against intervening in the Guaido/Maduro power struggle. National Security Adviser John Bolton tweeted on Monday that the “United States will not tolerate hostile foreign military powers meddling with the Western Hemisphere’s shared goals of democracy, security, and the rule of law.”

Bolton’s words echoed those of Senate Armed Services Committee chair Jim Inhofe (R-Iowa), who threatened “whatever action necessary” should Russia encroach on “our hemisphere” last month.

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Source: RT

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SaladinonTV
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It’s now Putin’s turn: “All options on the table if US military doesn’t leave Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Poland, …”

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Just talks both obey same master Zionist regime, you are the player one wake up

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Be brave Abu, and take heart that ‘a house divided against itself cannot stand’

Daeshbags-Sux
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SaladinonTV : I’m not sure Assad is so willing having the Yankees out, at least until he has cleansed Idlib : if Yanks pull out from Syria now, it means Turkish invasion…

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

in Rojava, even if they use only proxies, it’ll be extremely complicated to uproot these creeps…

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Come on, Turks can only afford a buffer against Kurds, who will send herald to bow and kiss Assad’s ring finger the second Israil’s proxie ussa goes home. Erwogan wants only to get richer buying cheap Syrian oil for resale, and to keep deluding himself that he is Attaturk II (soddomite that he was).

Kika
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Kika

Erdogan’s candidate will win the Syrian election.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Iraq is also far too unstable too… You’ve seen what happened when Yanks pulled out in 2011. Not a great idea to let a power vacuum, isn’t it?

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Afghanistan is now begging USA to not pull out, in fact, they’d like more in, thanks to Pakistan+Iran+China help, Talibans re-control serious areas. If Russia goes to Afgha again…

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

my two cents Yankees will be pleased to pull out!

Kika
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Kika

Wahabies multiply as rabbits.
When Lucifer arrives, he will be the destroy of Israel

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Poland is NATO+EU member and Poles hate the Russians so dream on!

Kika
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Kika

Poles love life, food and drink.

Gerd Görges
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I think if the Yanks agreed to stay out of “OUR hemisphere” as well, we might be able to strike a deal there. Would be a shame for South America, but anyways… What a ridiculous statement.

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One of the options is also begging and crying to Mr. Putin to send his soldiers home…

Daeshbags-Sux
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“Speaking at the White House, Trump also warned that “all options are open” when it comes to getting Russia out of Venezuela”
???????????????

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Time for Maduro to announce he signed a 99 years contract w. Putin for a Russian airbase and a navy base, just like Assad for Hmeimim and Tartous

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Since Trump once tweeted he was considering to allow Japan and S-Korea to nuclearise, Putin could tweet the same about Venezuela… ?

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

I’d also consider retaining titanium shipments to USA for 2 weeks. A Boeing 777 uses 49t of titanium. 2 thirds+ of Ti imported into USA comes from Russia.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Boeing delivers 35 aircraft every 2 weeks, they will go bonkers in Seattle!

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

About $4.5B potential ?? in revenues with a 2 weeks gap in production? And a way to show Russia can also do sanctions.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

When you’re the #1 Ti producer, you have the whole world’s aerospace industry by the bälls, including engine makers ??????

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Replace Ti by steel, your B777 will weight 35-40t more while becoming less reliable. This means fitting the GE90 with 513kN thrust on a normal 777 while…

Kika
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Kika

Flying to the sky, it falls back to the ground.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

777-300ER ending getting 35-40t in weight would need more powerful jet engines. Problem : it has the most powerful ever built!

Kika
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Kika

When there is no competition, the quality falls.

Kika
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Kika

Due to Boeing’s reputation, it will not be necessary to import titanium.People will not travel with Boeing

Kika
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Kika

Assad will be canceled because Assad will also be repealed.

Near Karađić
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Near Karađić

At Ratko in prison in the HAAG. Lunch is a bunny piglet.

Kika
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Armed FARC.