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Police entered the grounds of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington. Her authorities considered it an invasion that violates international law, reports TASS.
The building of the diplomatic mission of Venezuela is now occupied by activists protesting U.S. foreign policy, including women from CodePink, an international movement for peace and social justice. They report that received the keys from the Embassy legally, from Venezuelan diplomats that the United States was expelled from the country.
Police, entered the territory of the Embassy tried to force the activists to leave, but they had no warrant, and the supporters of the government of Nicolas Maduro stayed where they were.
11 may the military of the South American country announced that the American warship without permission entered its territorial waters.
On 30 April the leader of the opposition Huang Guido urged soldiers and the people of the country to overthrow the President. He said that the army took his side, and called the events “the final phase of “operation Freedom””. The next day, Maduro announced his victory over the forces of the opposition.
The situation in Venezuela escalated on 23 January, when Guido amid mass protests declared himself interim President. Its legitimacy is recognized by the US, several countries in Latin America and Europe. Russia has supported Maduro.
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