Venezuelan opposition demanded a full recount of the votes at the last gubernatorial election
Moscow. 17 Oct. INTERFAX.RU — Venezuelan Opposition refused to recognize the results of last Sunday elections of the governors of the States of the country demanded as a condition for negotiations with the authorities of a full vote recount of voters.
“We will not participate in any negotiations or preliminary discussions before until authorities agree to recount the votes,” — said the leader of the opposition Alliance “Roundtable of democratic unity” angel Oropesa.
Representatives of the ruling United socialist party of Venezuela won the gubernatorial election in 17 of the 23 States of the country.
The election results do not recognize the Organization of American States, whose General Secretary Luis Almagro said that “in a country where there is no guarantee of an effective democracy, the election results can not be recognized”.
Washington has accused Caracas of manipulating the elections, which, in his opinion, were not “free and fair”.