“The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela wishes to inform our people and the international community that, as a result of negotiations held since March 5 with representatives of the United States government, it was possible to release two young Venezuelans unjustly imprisoned in this country,” RIA Novosti quoted him as saying.

The Venezuelan government "welcomes the results of these negotiations."

As previously reported by the White House, Venezuela released seven US citizens who were detained in the South American country.