Caracas accused Merkel of pandering to violence in Venezuela
The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic considered the statements of the Chancellor interference in the internal Affairs of the state.
MEXICO city, June 10. /Offset. TASS Ivan valueK/. The Venezuelan government condemned on Friday a statement by German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the need to achieve a peaceful solution for gripped the South American country’s crisis. The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic DELSY Rodriguez considered it interference in the internal Affairs of the state. The head of government of Germany is currently touring the countries of Latin America.
Venezuela protests against the statements of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, intervening in the internal Affairs of the country and potvorstvuet dispensation of opposition to violence, and condemns them.Delsi Rodriguezbaker of foreign Affairs of Venezuela
“Angela Merkel must know that the opposition have chosen violence, vandalism and crime instead of having to listen to democratic calls”, she added.
The third month, Venezuela is shaken by anti-government protests. Only last Wednesday, in Caracas they were injured about 200 people. The number of victims during this time exceeded 1.3 thousand, over 3.1 thousand were arrested. According to various estimates by officials, died from 67 to 80 people.
The reason for performances was the Supreme court’s decision expands the powers of President Nicolas Maduro and limiting the functions of Parliament, and ban one of the opposition leaders Henrique Capriles to stand for election. The situation worsened after Maduro decided to convene a Constitutional Assembly that could reform the system of public administration and to amend the basic law.
The elections scheduled for 30 July.