Trump congratulated Guido “presidency”
MOSCOW, 30 Jul — RIA Novosti. The President of the United States Donald trump spoke with the self-proclaimed President of Venezuela Juan Guido on the phone, the White house said.
“He congratulated him on his historic inauguration as President,” — said in a statement.
In turn, the leader of the opposition commented on the conversation on Twitter.
I appreciate the call of U.S. President Donald trump, who reiterated their full support for our work to achieve democracy.
The parties agreed to maintain regular contacts.
In Venezuela, January 21, held mass protests against the current President Maduro. Parliament speaker Huang Guido declared himself interim head of state the validity period of the provisional government.
Russia has supported Maduro as the legitimate President of Venezuela and expressed the willingness to be a mediator between the authorities and the opposition.
The United States and several other countries announced the recognition of Guido.
Thus, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Spain announced the intention to recognize him as interim President of the country, if in Venezuela for eight days be announced new elections.