Mexico ‘Seriously Worried’ by Venezuela’s Plan for New Constitution

5/3/2017 New York Times

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MEXICO CITY — Mexico said on Wednesday it was “seriously worried” by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s decision to create an assembly to rewrite the constitution, saying the measure deepened a political crisis in the South American nation.

Any attempt to alter a country’s constitution that was not done via free and fair elections would constitute an attack on democracy, Mexico’s foreign ministry said in a statement.

Mexico has become increasingly outspoken in its criticism of Maduro’s government, which it sees as having undermined democracy in the Americas with a series of measures to weaken opposition leaders.

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