Juan Guidotti: Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters
The leader of the Venezuelan opposition Juan Guido, proclaimed himself President, plans to ask the National Assembly to declare a state of emergency in the country. About it reports TASS.
According to Guido, the state of emergency will help to seek assistance from other countries. In particular, negotiations about it were conducted with Germany, Japan, Brazil and Colombia. “We can’t leave our people without support,” — said the leader of the opposition.
March 7, almost all Venezuela was left without light. Major problems with electricity supply were recorded in 23 of 24 States. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called the incident “electric war” with the United States. The national energy company in the country explained what happened diversion on hydroelectric power station “El Guri” in Bolivar state. The Minister of communication and information Jorge Rodriguez said that the building suffered from cyber attacks from the United States.
The situation in Venezuela escalated on 23 January, when the background of mass protests, Parliament speaker Huang Guido declared himself interim President. It is recognized by the US, several countries in Latin America and Europe. Russia has supported Maduro.
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