The head of the Venezuelan Parliament stated the necessity of establishing a transitional government
TASS, January 5 — Juan Guido also urged to initiate joint action to mobilize people, National Assembly and armed forces of the country if President Nicolas Maduro refuses to leave his post.
The new head of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Venezuela Juan Guido on Saturday stated the need for the establishment of an interim transitional government for the return of democracy in the country. The corresponding statement was published on the Parliament website.
“Our goal is to collect and unite the forces necessary for the formation of the interim government. We hope for a cessation of usurpation of authority (by the President Nicolas Maduro — approx. TASS),” he said Guido.
He also added that if Maduro refuses to leave the post of head of state, it is necessary to “unite and launch a joint action aimed at the mobilization of the people, the National Assembly, the armed forces of Venezuela and the international community in order that he [Maduro] was not a choice.”
On Friday, the members of the Group Lima said the plea of the new presidential term, Maduro, will assume the position of head of Venezuela on January 10.
They called on the Venezuelan leader to withdraw from the inauguration and hand over Executive power to the Parliament.