Americas group recalls ambassadors to protest Venezuela vote

The 14 countries of the Lima Group, including Argentina, Brazil and Canada, said Monday they were recalling their ambassadors from Venezuela to protest what they said was an illegitimate presidential election.

The regional grouping said it was also summoning Venezuelan envoys in their capitals over President Nicolas Maduro's election win Sunday, saying "it did not conform with international standards for a free, fair and transparent democratic process."

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AFP