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Obama's statement on death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez

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Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, President Barack Obama addresses the crowd at McKale Center last Wednesday night in the wake of the mass shooting on Jan. 8.

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At this challenging time of President Hugo Chavez’s passing, the United States reaffirms its support for the Venezuelan people and its interest in developing a constructive relationship with the Venezuelan government. As Venezuela begins a new chapter in its history, the United States remains committed to policies that promote democratic principles, the rule of law, and respect for human rights.

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Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, President Barack Obama addresses the crowd at McKale Center last Wednesday night in the wake of the mass shooting on Jan. 8.

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