National security adviser John Bolton issued a statement Friday morning condemning Maduro's recent crackdowns against widespread dissent, days after the Russian military deployed nearly 100 troops and 35 tons of cargo to Caracas in support of the embattled government - a move Moscow dismissed as "nothing mysterious" but which the White House appears to consider escalatory.
Maduro and his Russian backers have drawn attention this week to supposed attacks on Venezuela's largest hydroelectric dam, claiming the perpetrators are "devil's puppets" using "long-range sniper rifles".
On Feb. 23, Guaido attempted to deliver USA -provided assistance across the border from Colombia and Brazil in a direct challenge to Maduro's rule.
The opposition leader did not provide details on the logistics of the shipment nor say whether any agreement had been made with the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
Guaido in February tried to deliver aid to Venezuelans, staging the deliveries in Colombia and Brazil.
Two Russian air force planes landed outside Caracas last Saturday and were believed to be carrying Russian military personnel and equipment.
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Tchen said her "sole activity" was to put the prosecutor in touch with "an alleged victim's family". Guthrie later asked about the conditions that led to the charges being dropped .
Abrams, speaking to reporters at the State Department after Bolton's statement was released, said the US estimates there are about 100 Russian military personnel in Venezuela, primarily working on the South American country's Russian-purchased S-300 air defense systems, which may have been damaged by recent widespread power outages.
Earlier this year, the Trump administration slapped sanctions on state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela, known as PDVSA, to try to cut off revenues to Maduro.
'We will consider such provocative actions as a direct threat to global peace and security in the region.
Bolton condemned Maduro for using foreign military support to stay in power, saying it would 'perpetuate the economic crisis that has destroyed Venezuela's economy; and endanger regional stability'.
"As we scale up our operations, we can count on the committed Venezuelan Red Cross volunteers to reach people in need, whoever they are and wherever they are, with health care as the priority", said Mr Rocca.
Trump said on Wednesday that "all options" were open to force Russian Federation to pull its troops out of Venezuela. Trump added that Moscow is well-aware of the US stance.