The Venezuelan President announced the convocation of the Constituent Assembly
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro decided to convene a National constituent Assembly to resolve the political crisis. In the ongoing since the beginning of April the anti-government protests have killed 29 people.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that in the framework of its constitutional powers shall convene a National constituent Assembly. About it reports TV channel El Nacional.
The constituent Assembly convened to reform the Venezuelan state, the reform of the legal system and the Constitution with the aim of achieving peace in the Republic, said the TV channel.
Maduro noted that recourse to article 347 of the Constitution of Venezuela, because he wants the country’s Parliament were representatives of “the working class, not elites.” Soon the head of the Cabinet of Ministers will sign a corresponding decree.
From the beginning of April in Venezuela, the continuing unrest caused by the country’s Supreme court to stop the powers of the National Assembly, which formed the opposition to the Cabinet a majority. The protests often spilled over into clashes with police. During the riots in the country killed 29 people, more than 400 were injured, hundreds were arrested, according to Rueters.