Juan Guidotti: Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters
The speaker of the Parliament of Venezuela and the opposition leader Juan Guido, proclaimed himself interim President of the country, did not rule out the possibility of Amnesty to the President-elect of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro and his Cabinet. He declared it in interview to TV channel Univision.
According to Guido, “these things” have already occurred in the transition periods. He added that Amnesty is possible for “all who are willing to stand on the side of the Constitution, to restore order.”
Juan Guido proclaimed himself interim President of Venezuela during a mass protest in Caracas. He said he would perform the duties of head of state with the support of the armed forces to hold free elections. His authority was recognized by Donald trump, as well as the authorities of Argentina, Canada, Peru, Colombia and other countries. Russia refused to do so.
Then President-elect Nicolas Maduro accused the U.S. of attempting coup. He broke off all diplomatic relations with the us government and gave the country 72 hours to leave Venezuela.
Video, photo All from Russia.