Colombian Foreign Minister claims border incident was not confrontation between Colombian Army and Venezuelan guard

Posted on March 9, 2012 • Filed under: Border Issues, Colombia, Conflicts, Police/Military Activity, Venezuela

In a press conference held on Thursday, the Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin, said the incident was reported on the border with Venezuela there were no deaths or injuries or. The operation, said was related to the pursuit of oil dealers who take advantage of low gas prices in the neighboring country to sell them illegally in Colombia. “The shots were of the Guard of Venezuela against pimpineros that there were, as we all know that traffic in gasoline. There was no confrontation between Venezuela Guard and the Army of Colombia,” said the Chancellor. Read Article

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