Venezuela: safeguard Guaidò's safety says Salvini

Minister receives delegation, calls assembly head on phone

(ANSA) - Rome, February 11 - Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Monday assured Italy's attention that the safety of self-proclaimed Venezuelan interim president Juan Guaidò should be preserved.
    Salvini had a "cordial" phone call with national assembly president Guaidò during a meeting with a Venezuelan delegation sent by him to Rome Monday.
    Salvini, the interior ministry said, "confirmed the tough stance taken regarding (President Nicolas) Maduro" and "full support for the constitutional course to arrive at free elections as soon as possible".
    Deputy Premier Salvini also "assured the utmost attention that the safety of Guaidò and his family be protected in this delicate phase".


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