U.S. troubled by Venezuela's failure to embrace dialogue

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry attends a news conference at the sidelines of the ASEAN foreign ministers meeting in Vientiane, Laos July 26, 2016. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (Reuters)

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The United States is deeply concerned about Venezuela's failure to embrace a robust dialogue to address its political crisis, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday. "Regarding Venezuela we have deep concerns about Venezuela failing to embrace a robust, productive dialogue," Kerry told reporters at a news conference in Argentina. "We're deeply committed to restoring rights of the people in Venezuela." (Reporting By Gram Slattery; Writing by Arshad Mohammed and Lesley Wroughton)