CARACAS (AFP)--Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez spoke on Sunday with his Syrian counterpart, Bashar al-Assad, and Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi about the political crisis in protest-hit Egypt.
The Venezuelan president "trusts that the situation will find on its own the road to harmony, justice and wellbeing," a statement from his office said.
"I am very worried," Chavez said earlier on VTV state television. "The situation in Egypt is very complicated, I do not want to weigh in because of the sovereignty of each country."
disgusting to see U.S. meddling and its seeking to take control," the Venezuelan leader said.
The Libyan leader spoke by telephone with Mubarak on Saturday, the fifth day of protests calling for the end of Mubarak's regime, the Libyan news agency Jana reported.
Gaddafi, 68, has privileged relations with the 82-year-old Egyptian head of state, whose country has tens of thousands of expatriate workers inside Libya.
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