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U.S., Venezuela Diplomats Meet on Neutral Ground

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Officials from Venezuela and the U.S. held “positive and productive” talks in Haiti in an effort to thaw icy relations between the two countries.

Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez confirmed the meeting with State Department Counselor Thomas Shannon on her Twitter account on Sunday, saying it was held “to work toward normalizing relations.” The Venezuelan foreign ministry had no further comment beyond Rodriguez’s tweet.