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‘We’re fixing it all over the world,’ Trump tells Guaido’s wife

US President Donald Trump has met with the wife of Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido.

According to Press TV, Fabiana Rosales sat down with the president at the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday.

Rosales said that the situation in Venezuela is “a matter of life and death, and we want life.”

Trump, for his part, pointed the finger at Moscow during the meeting, warning “Russia has to get out,” of the crisis-hit Venezuela.

The president was referring to the arrival of two Russian planes in Venezuela in recent days.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, on Monday that the involvement of Russian military personnel “risks prolonging the suffering of the Venezuelan people who overwhelmingly support interim President Juan Guaido.”

Russia has confirmed and defended sending military experts to Venezuela, saying the dispatch is based on a military-technical cooperation agreement signed by the two countries in 2001.

Russia vocally opposes US measures against Venezuela and accuses Washington of attempting to organize a coup there in violation of the United Nations Charter.

At the meeting with Rosales, Trump also pointed the finger at the previous administrations, vowing to “fix it.”

“Past administrations allowed this to happen,” Trump said. “I’ve inherited a mess between North Korea, and all of the problems we have all over the world, the entire West Asia and Venezuela. These are things that never — they never should have happened… We’re fixing it all over the world. That’s what we’re going to do.”

The US has recognized Guaidó as the country’s legitimate leader, disregarding Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s victory in the latest elections.

In recent months, tensions have increased between Caracas and Washington and Maduro has been sanctioned by the US.