Brazil expels Venezuela's top diplomat amid tensions
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Authorities in Brazil say they are stripping Venezuela's top diplomat of his credentials and kicking him out in a dispute between the neighboring South American countries.
The president of Venezuela's national constituent assembly accused diplomats from the two countries of meddling in Venezuelan affairs.
took the first step Saturday toward ejecting diplomats from both countries, declaring them persona non grata.
Canada already responded by barring Venezuela's top diplomat, saying the Venezuelan government is undemocratic and is guilty of human rights abuses.