U.S. envoy says top Venezuelan officials negotiated to help restore order

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Venezuela envoy Elliott Abrams arrives for a news conference at U.S. Embassy in Madrid, Spain, April 11, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said on Tuesday opposition-led protests in Caracas were part of a broader effort negotiated with three senior officials in President Nicolas Maduro’s government to restore constitutional order. Abrams, speaking to reporters at the State Department, said the talks involved Venezuela’s Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, Supreme Court […]

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