Q - Can you confirm that France sent a letter to President Maduro to try to help the country resolve the crisis? When? What was in the letter? Was there any response? Is it also true that France does not want to impose sanctions on the Venezuelan government?
A - With respect to France’s position on the events in Venezuela, please refer to the communiqué released today by President Macron.
With respect to the sanctions, these decisions are made at EU level; please refer to the statement issued on Wednesday by High Representative Federica Mogherini.