Petition Against Obama Decree on Venezuela Tops 8m Signatures

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Source:  TeleSUR

There has been a groundswell of opposition in Venezuela and internationally to the latest US aggression.

venezuela is not a threat 8 millionA petition launched in Venezuela opposing President Obama’s latest sanctions and the labelling of Venezuela as a national security threat has topped eight million signatures, it was announced Sunday.

obama troubledU.S. President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order March 9 declaring a “national emergency with respect to the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States posed by the situation in Venezuela.”

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro thanked the supporters who backed the call for Obama to “repeal the decree” through his twitter account. The signatures will be handed in during the Summit of the Americas which starts later this week in Panama and will be attended by all the nations of North, Central and South America.

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