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Venezuela crisis

Trump warns Maduro over jailed opponents

BBC

London: The US holds Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro "personally responsible" for the safety of two seized opposition leaders, President Donald Trump has warned, reports BBC.

In a statement, Mr Trump also called for the immediate and unconditional release of all political prisoners.

Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma, who had been under house arrest, were taken to a military prison on Tuesday.

This came after Sunday's controversial vote for a constitutional assembly.

At least 10 people were killed, as the opposition boycotted the election.

President Maduro said the poll was a "vote for the revolution", arguing that the move would create peace and foster dialogue by bringing together different sectors of Venezuela's polarised society.

The opposition said late on Tuesday that it had decided to hold a demonstration against the new assembly on Thursday.

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