June 7, 2019 4:37 pm

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland

WATCH: Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Friday that Cuba has a "part to play" in restoring Venezuelan democracy.


Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela’s return to democracy, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday, even though Ottawa and Havana disagree on whether President Nicolas Maduro should stay in office.

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Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations want to step down in favour of opposition leader Juan Guaido.

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