Bolton threatened “serious consequences” opponents of Guido
WASHINGTON, 29 Jan — RIA Novosti. Advisor to the President for national security John Bolton has threatened “serious consequences” to those who will hurt the opposition leader of Venezuela Juan, Guido, whom Washington recognizes as the provisional head of state.
“We condemn the illegal threats of the former Prosecutor General of Venezuela in President Juan Guido. Let me reiterate: there will be serious consequences for those who are trying to undermine democracy and damage Guido,” Bolton wrote on Twitter.
Earlier the public Prosecutor of Venezuela, whom the United States believe the former, asked the Supreme court to ban Guido leaving the country, to block his account and deprived of the right to dispose of property. He also said that it was decided “to initiate a preliminary investigation against the head of the National Assembly Juan, Guido”.
Coup attempt in Venezuela
Mass protests began in Venezuela on January 21. According to non-governmental organizations, during the performances was arrested 791 people, killed 29 people.
In the Wake of opposition protests, the speaker of Parliament Joan Guido declared himself interim head of state. United States and several other countries recognized it.
The legitimate President Nicolas Maduro called Guido “a puppet of the US”. In Moscow share his position.
UK, Germany, France and Spain announced the intention to recognize Guido interim President of the country, if in Venezuela for eight days be announced new elections.
In addition to the United States, Guido as interim head of state admitted Brazil, Canada, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Georgia, Albania and various other countries.
HelpIn Venezuela the revolution has begun
The opposition leader declared himself President. On the streets the battles, there are casualties.