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France, Germany and Spain recognize the leader of the Venezuelan opposition Juan, Guido President, if the incumbent head of state Nicolas Maduro during the eight days will not declare elections. This was announced by officials of European States in Twitter.
France is ready to recognize Guido President to “run the political process,” wrote the President of Emmanuel macron. “The Venezuelan people should be free to decide their future,” he said, duplicating a recording in Spanish.
The Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez, for his part, said that Madrid gives Maduro eight days to declare “a free, open and democratic elections.” “If this does not happen, Spain recognizes Juan, Guido interim President, responsible for holding such elections,” said Sanchez, calling on other EU countries to support this position.
Germany is also ready to accept Guide interim President of Venezuela, who can “start the political process and work together with European partners”, said the official representative of the government of Germany Martin Fitz.
The speaker of the Venezuelan Parliament Joan Guido declared himself interim President of the country on 23 January amid mass protests. He immediately recognized the USA as well as Canada and several countries in Latin America. On 26 January at the initiative of the United States, a meeting of the UN Security Council on the situation in Venezuela.
Us media reported that the last few weeks in Washington have developed a secret plan for regime change in Venezuela, and Guido declared himself President after the Vice-President of the United States, Mike Pence promised him the support of States. In addition, Guido secretly traveled to the United States and Latin America.
In France since October last year, protests of “Yellow jackets”, dissatisfied with social and economic policy of the government. On 26 January the authorities mobilized 80 thousand police officers, protesters intend to March on the Champs Elysees in Central Paris, the Associated Press reports.
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