The European Union on Thursday warned of chaos and violence in Venezuela and called for “an international initiative” to achieve a peaceful solution to the country’s crisis, reports dpa news.
“We have an urgent task to accomplish and this urgency comes from the worsening of the situation that risks destabilizing the entire region – and not only the region,” EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in Montevideo at the meeting of a European-Latin American contact group on Venezuela.
“One million Venezuelans are also European citizens,” Mogherini said. “Millions of people have already left the country, and many more are fleeing in these hours. It is crucial therefore to avoid internal violence and external intervention.”