FILE PHOTO: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends a news conference in Geneva, Switzerland December 17, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned by events in Venezuela surrounding the election of the National Assembly’s president, a U.N. spokesman said in a statement on Monday.
“The Secretary-General calls on all actors to take immediate steps to lower tensions and to work towards a peaceful and sustainable solution to the political crisis,” the spokesman said in a statement.
Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by Doina Chiacu
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