Ambassador in Washington sent a note to the Department of State (AP)
Tuesday September 21, 2010 12:00 AM
Washington .- The Government of Venezuela on Friday sent a note to the State Department, which officially informed its refusal to accept Larry Palmer as U.S. ambassador in Caracas.
"Venezuela rejects U.S. candidate for the statements he made in a hearing before the Foreign Relations Committee U.S. Senate in which he said that the morale of the Venezuelan military was" fairly low, particularly due to targeted political appointments' " , prayed the diplomatic note, asTelesur.
Venezuela's ambassador in Washington, Bernardo Alvarez, confirmed yesterday the information and added that his government is open to the United States "send another candidate to be considered by Venezuela."
On Friday, Venezuela also called for U.S. cooperation in the case of the Venezuelan Raul Diaz, who fled to America where he requested political asylum.Diaz was sentenced for his involvement in the attacks against the Embassy of Spain and the Consulate of Colombia in Caracas in 2003. s: eluniversal.com / Front Line LPPNEWS results