Readout of the Meeting Between National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster and Venezuelan National Assembly President Julio Borges

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 6, 2017

National Security Advisor McMaster met with Venezuela’s National Assembly President Julio Borges at the White House yesterday afternoon. They discussed the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and the need for the government to adhere to the Venezuelan Constitution, release political prisoners, respect the National Assembly, and hold free and democratic elections. They agreed that there is a strong need to bring the crisis to a quick and peaceful conclusion.