RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, and the President of Colombia, Iván Duque, expressed their commitment to "restore democracy and the rule of law" in Venezuela, during a telephone conversation reported Tuesday by the US Foreign Ministry.
Both spoke of "Colombia's efforts to promote democracy in the region", and during the conversation, which took place on Monday, Blinken thanked the Duque government's decision to grant temporary protection status to the more than 1.7 million Venezuelans in his country, according to the State Department spokesman, Ned Price, in a statement.
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