Trump Says Venezuela Is A Disaster Because Socialism Has Been 'Faithfully Implemented'


Venezuela yesterday accused Donald Trump of racism and seeking a new Cold War after the U.S. president told the United Nations he was ready to act to "restore their democracy".

In his speech, Trump called the situation in Venezuela "completely unacceptable" and called for help so the country's people can "regain their freedom, recover their country and restore their democracy".

Maduro blasted Trump's speech at the United Nations as an "aggression from the new Adolf Hitler of global politics, Mr Donald Trump".

'This situation is completely unacceptable and we can not stand by and watch.

"What we all want is for Venezuela to become a democracy again and we are exerting all possible pressure to make it happen again", he added.

"It was one of the wealthiest countries in the world for a long period of time, and now their people are starving, and their country is collapsing".

'I ask every country represented here today to be prepared to do more to address this very real crisis'.

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Family members, relatives and friends also gathered at his 7A, Kautilya Marg residence here to pay their last respects. Meanwhile, President Ram Nath Kovind led the nation on Sunday in paying final tributes to Arjan Singh .

"We are here to discuss the growing crisis in Venezuela", Trump began.

Venezuela has collapsed under the repressive socialist regime of President Nicholas Maduro.

Trump did not repeat that warning, but said the United States was prepared to take further action, without offering details.

At the U.N., Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza also condemned Trump's remarks but he ignored questions at a news conference about the criticism Venezuela faced from other leaders at the U.N. gathering.

U.S. President Donald Trump meets Brazil President Michel Temer (center R) during a working dinner with Latin American leaders in NY, U.S., September 18, 2017.

In addition to President Temer, the presidents of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, and Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, as well as the Vice President of Argentina, Gabriela Michetti attended the dinner.

Venezuela's government faced worldwide criticism after a Supreme Court decision in March to gut the opposition-controlled congress, a ruling that was later reversed.