Non-essential US embassy workers ordered to leave Venezuela after tensions rise

The moves comes just two days after President Nicolas Maduro ordered all U.S. diplomats to leave in 72 hours from the American embassy in Venezuela.
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Transcript for Non-essential US embassy workers ordered to leave Venezuela after tensions rise
He moved from Washington DC down to the capital. Venezuela where there is political turmoil and US embassy workers have been given a deadline to leave the country the US State Department. Ordering all nonessential personnel to leave it. We have a man on the ground there right now Cody went all he's a freelance journalist Cody. You're there walk us through what what you're seeing what's going on and then as well. Well let me show you are right now we're waiting o'clock light you opt out and speak to the crowd and got that involvement. I'm gonna have Arnold yet and around and you can seat up podium there at that over expect. Wong wai though at any moment now to come and speak to these hundreds of people who have gathered. That the endeared it to be the first time we've seen National Assembly president since he. Proclaimed himself at the park resident on Wednesday. And it's been really remarkable though are that security official Abbott tried to arrest than we expected them to accept your rent and its unit. He for Clayton though president but so far there is no order up a rat. They're not no indication that they will Ret them but certainly a big target remain thought that back. I'll be the beaten both vocal. Opponent right now the acting president and a model. That's Tony why don't reporting on the ground for us in Caracas where political turmoil. Has gripped that needs.

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