Maduro has compared himself with Christ and remembered Shakespeare

Maduro has compared himself with Christ and remembered Shakespeare

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro before the start of military exercises in the country compared himself with Jesus Christ. It is reported by RIA Novosti.


“I am a worker like Jesus Christ the Saviour, a deep Christian — from the heart of a Christian to our God,” he said.

The leader of the Bolivarian Republic also quoted William Shakespeare, stating that at the present time the question is “to Be or not to be. To be home or to be a colony. To be Venezuela or to be nothing”.

He added that Venezuela to protect its statehood ready to make any steps.

In 2013, Maduro became President after the death of Hugo Chavez, said that the late blessed him to participate in the elections, appearing in the form of birds, leafless three times around his head.

Earlier, on 3 February the President of the United States Donald trump said that would not rule out sending troops to Venezuela. Prior to that, Washington was advised Maduro to flee the country.

In Venezuela there is a struggle between the elected President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guido, declared himself head of state on 23 January. Maduro was supported by such countries as Russia, Italy, Turkey and Iran. The opposition supported the United States, Canada, most Latin American countries, Israel, Australia.