Venezuela asks ex-President Carter to aid talks
Posted: Thursday, June 6, 2002
By Patrick Markey
CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela on Thursday asked former President Jimmy Carter to help soothe lingering political tensions after April's coup against President Hugo Chavez and welcomed international observers to monitor the nation's democratic process.
Vice President Jose Vicente Rangel said he had written to Carter asking him to help foster dialogue in the bitterly divided South American nation. MORE