Halligan and McGrath fear a US-backed coup in Venezuela

Halligan and McGrath fear a  US-backed coup in Venezuela

Independence Alliance duo concerned about Trump interference in Latin American country

Two government ministers have expressed concerns that a US-sponsored coup is happening in Venezuela.

While the Irish government has officially expressed support for the US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó, Independent Alliance ministers Finian McGrath and John Halligan have both outlined concerns about interference in Venezuela by US president Donald Trump.

There is growing unrest in the Latin American country, where president Nicolás Maduro was last month sworn in for a second term following disputed elections...

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