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  Av 21, 5777 , 13/08/17

South American trade bloc criticizes president Trump

The South American trading bloc Mercosur condemned President Trump for saying that he was considering military action in the Venezuela crisis.
Mercosur, which includes the region's largest economies Argentina and Brazil as well as Paraguay and Uruguay,said that dialogue and diplomacy were the only ways to promote democracy in Venezuela.

Venezuela's foreign minister said Mr Trump's words had been hostile and disrespectful and risked destablising Latin America.

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