“A military operation and military option is certainly something that we could pursue.
“This is our neighbour. You know, we are all over the world and we have troops all over the world in places that are very, very far away. Venezuela is not very far away and the people are suffering, and they are dying. We have many options for Venezuela, including a possible military option if necessary,” the President added.
The Trump administration has slapped sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro after a July 30 vote that allowed him to replace the opposition-held National Assembly with a new 545-member Constituent Assembly (ANC) filled with his supporters escalating fears of turning the country into dictatorship, reports CNN.