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Peru expels Venezuelan ambassador to protest constituent assembly

Peru expels Venezuelan ambassador to protest constituent assembly
From Reuters - August 11, 2017

LIMA (Reuters) - Peru has decided to expel Venezuela's ambassador to Peru after Caracas failed to respond to a new Western Hemisphere group's condemnation of the country's new legislative superbody, Peru's foreign affairs ministry said Friday.

The ambassador, Diego Molero, has five days to leave Peru, the ministry added. On Tuesday, Peru summoned diplomats from across the Americas to collectively condemn the "rupture of democratic order" in Venezuela.

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