Venezuelan Military Must Make ‘The Most Important Decision Of Their Lives’, Rubio Says

Feb 17, 2019

Sen. Marco Rubio, in Colombia to tour the U.S. humanitarian aid sent to help Venezuelans, said Sunday that the Venezuelan armed forces are about to make “the most important” decision of their lives.

“The moment of truth is approaching, when they will have to decide whether they will issue orders to their soldiers that will not be obeyed, and that they themselves know are bad,” Rubio said in an interview with el Nuevo Herald. “And they will have to make the most important decision of their lives.”

The decision must come by Saturday, when Juan Guaido, recognized as the interim president of Venezuela by the U.S. and nearly 60 other governments, has called for mass nationwide demonstrations to bring the assistance into Venezuela.

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