The Government of Guyana this evening voiced grave concern at political unrest in Venezuela which has seen at least three deaths amid sporadic demonstrations.
The statement follows:
The Government of Guyana wishes to express grave concern over the escalating political unrest in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. It is regrettable that the recent incidents have resulted in the loss of innocent life.
The Government of Guyana stands in solidarity with the Government of Venezuela and fully supports its efforts at withstanding acts of destabilisation.
The Government of Guyana hopes that peace and normalcy will soon prevail in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
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