The Supreme court of Venezuela was returned to Parliament the former authority
Earlier this week, the Parliament took on the Supreme court; the opposition called the decision a coup.
Moscow. April 1. INTERFAX.RU the Supreme court of Venezuela, previously assumed the functions of the Supreme legislative body of the country, announced the return to Parliament of the former powers, Western media reported.
This week in the Supreme court of Venezuela announced that take on the role of Parliament. This led to criticism of the opposition, having the majority of seats in Parliament. Moreover, the opposition called such actions “a coup”.
The court in turn explained that he took such a step, as came to the conclusion that the Parliament acts in violation of law. However, the court’s decision led to the growth of international pressure on the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Controlled opposition in Parliament accuses the President of dictatorial behavior, in particular, in disregard of the law, the detention of political opponents and pressure on the judiciary. The opposition blames Maduro’s economic problems of the country, rich in oil. However, the President said that his government is a victim of economic war that big business is waging against his administration.