Montenegro supported Guide as interim President of Venezuela

Montenegro supported Guide as interim President of Venezuela

TASS, 7 February In Podgorica has supported “the position of the European Union, which has condemned the deepening of the crisis” in a Latin American country.


Montenegro supported the opposition leader of Venezuela Juan, Guido that I believed in Podgorica, as interim President should “ensure the holding of free and legitimate elections,” the head of state. This is stated in the statement of the foreign Ministry of Montenegro, published on Wednesday evening.

“Montenegro January 26, supported the position of the European Union, which has condemned the deepening crisis in Venezuela, which is the result of mass human rights violations and violence. In this regard, and supported the joint statement of our European partners, which expressed support to the President of the national Parliament, Juan Guido to it in accordance with the Constitution and as interim President to ensure the holding of free, democratic and legitimate presidential elections,” — reads the statement of the Montenegrin Ministry of foreign Affairs.

January 23, Guido, whose appointment to the post of speaker of Parliament two days earlier revoked by the Supreme court of Venezuela, declared himself acting President of the country. On the same day, the interim head of state recognized by the US, joined the country’s Group Lima (except Mexico), the Organization of American States and some other countries.

The current President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro called the incident a coup attempt and announced the severance of diplomatic relations with the United States.

A number of European States presented Maduro with an ultimatum to hold early presidential elections, and after the expiration of his term, recognized Guide interim President. In support of Maduro spoke Russia, Belarus, Bolivia, Iran, China, Cuba, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Syria and Turkey.

See also:

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  • Maduro has ruled out holding new elections of the President of Venezuela in the near future