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Rubio Congratulates Elliott Abrams, New U.S. Special Envoy For Venezuela

Jan 25, 2019 | Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s Issues, today released the following statement after the State Department named Elliott Abrams as U.S. Special Envoy for Venezuela:
“I strongly support the naming of Elliott Abrams as U.S. Special Envoy for Venezuela. While the road to Venezuela’s full reconstruction will contain challenges for all of us, Abrams is a tough and experienced foreign policy expert with knowledge of the region and a long history supporting democracy, human rights, and the national interest of the United States.”