Venezuelan authorities have banned leader of the opposition to hold gosdolzhnosti for 15 years
MOSCOW, April 8 — RIA Novosti. The authorities banned one of the main leaders of the Venezuelan opposition Henrique Capriles to hold positions in political bodies within 15 years, according to Agence France-Presse.
According to the Agency, the ruling said that Capriles “is prohibited from holding public office for 15 years.”
Earlier, Capriles reported deprivation of his political rights to participate in elections for a period of 15 years in his microblog on Twitter.
URGENTE: Informo al país y la opinión pública internacional que se me está notificando en este momento de una INHABILITACIÓN por 15 años
— Henrique Capriles R. (@hcapriles) April 7, 2017
Capriles is also Governor of Miranda state. It is not clear whether this decision affect his gubernatorial work. In the last election of the President of Venezuela Capriles will compete with Nicolas Maduro, who won with a minimal advantage.