Two French reporters arrested in Venezuela: diplomatic source


PARIS (Reuters) – Two French reporters have been arrested covering the political turmoil in Venezuela and the French Embassy is working for their release, a diplomatic source said on Wednesday.

“We confirm the arrest of two of our compatriots in Venezuela,” the French source said. “Our Embassy has requested consular protection in accordance with the Vienna Convention and in particular the right of access. “

Reporting by John Irish; editing by Richard Lough

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