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Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro cut diplomatic ties with neighboring Colombia on Saturday amid a standoff at the countries’ shared border over international humanitarian aid.

“Patience is exhausted, I can’t bare it anymore, we can’t keep putting up with Colombian territory being used for attacks against Venezuela. For that reason, I have decided to break all political and diplomatic relations with Colombia’s fascist government,” Maduro said in a speech announcing the diplomatic break, according to Reuters.

The article goes on to state the following:

The Venezuelan National Guard was shooting rubber bullets and tear gas at anti-Maduro protesters at the border while the protesters attempted to bring humanitarian aid into the country on Saturday, CNN reported.

Sen. Marco Rubio tweeted Saturday afternoon: “Maduro gunships are threatening to fire on a ship sailing from #PuertoRico which is in international waters with 300 tons of food & medicine & at least 6 U.S. citizens on board. #barcopuertorico.”

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