Venezuelan official to crash UN meeting on migrant crisis

Venezuela’s foreign minister has announced his readiness to crash a meeting at the United Nations called to help surrounding countries struggling to deal with the flood of migrants fleeing his nation’s economic crisis.

the meeting which Organized by the Colombia authority is designed to set up a fund for countries overwhelmed by the masses of Venezuelan escaping poverty and hunger.

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said he will make his own demands — starting with $500 million to finance the repatriation of Venezuelans eager to return home.

Arreaza told reporters at the entrance to the United Nations that he has plans to attend that meeting and take advantage of the context,”

Colombian President Ivan Duque didn’t directly say Venezuela would be barred from the meeting, but he hinted at that by saying the session will be open to nations that promote democratic ideals.

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