The Americans were left without protection in Venezuela

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US citizens were left without protection of their interests in Venezuela. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza.

“Before the fact of failure and lack of interest by the U.S. government to accept Turkey as a state defender, diplomatic facilities, property and interests of Venezuelans in his country, U.S. citizens who live in Venezuelan territory, will not be able to have protection,” — said in a statement. This situation has arisen after the American withdrawal from the agreement on the protection, which included the appointment of Switzerland as a state representing the interests of the United States in Venezuela, and Turkey as a defender of Venezuela in the United States.

According to 45th article of the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations, the rupture of diplomatic relations between the two countries, they may entrust the protection of its interests and the interests of citizens of a third state. The choice is subject to approval by the receiving state.

On 26 June, the Minister of communication and information of Venezuela, Jorge Rodriguez said that the authorities prevented another attempt of a coup.

The situation in Venezuela escalated on 23 January, when mass protests after Parliament speaker Huang Guido proclaimed himself provisional President. USA, most EU and Latin American countries recognized him as the legitimate head of state. Russia and several other States announced support for the incumbent President Nicolas Maduro.

Video, photo All from Russia.



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