PM Roosevelt Skerrit has condemned the recent helicopter attack on Venezuela's Supreme Court.
Four (4) grenades were dropped on the court and fifteen (15) shots fired at the Interior Ministry on Tuesday in what President Nicolas Maduro called a terrorist incident.
Ex-Policeman Oscar Perez said he had piloted the stolen helicopter to attack what he called a criminal government, and his whereabouts are unknown.
Mr Skerrit said that Dominica stands in solidarity with Venezuela.
The PM was speaking at a ceremony to commemorate the 12th Anniversary of the Petro Caribe Agreement Thursday.
The PM said there is a growing tendency by political parties and individuals to resort to violence as a means of seeking to remove a government from office.
Meantime, Skerrit says it is his hope that the situation in Venezuela will come to a peaceful end.
The South American nation in recent times has been facing a serious political and economic crisis.
There has been a wave of anti-government protests and dozens of people have been killed in protest -related violence.
He commends Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro, for the leadership displayed over the last several months, in dealing with this challenge.
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