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Colombia eyes UN help as Chavez readies army ‘for war’

November 9, 2009

BOGOTA (AFP) – Colombia is to seek UN help after Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez instructed his military to ready “for war.”
“Faced with these threats of war by the government of Venezuela, the government of Colombia is weighing heading to the Organization of American States and UN Security Council,” said a statement from President Alvaro Uribe, read out by his spokesman Cesar Velasquez on Sunday.