The Federal government has recognized the Venezuelan interim President Guaidó. It didn't stop the Left-the Deputy Hunko but from a Meeting with the head of state, Maduro. The reactions of the witnesses of the old trenches.
The left party MEP and European spokesman of the left party, Andrej Hunko from Aachen seldom makes headlines. That has changed after his Meeting with the Venezuelan head of state Nicolas Maduro in Caracas.
"Scandalous" Union group Vice-Johann Wadephul, the encounter, the SPD foreign policy expert Nils Schmid criticised as "embarrassing". The green foreign policy expert Omid Nouripour accused Hunko, to let Maduro "propagandistic use". The "is not a left President, but a worse Kleptocratic, ruined his country and his people," says Nouripour.Hunko bemoaning the "one-sided partisanship"
The 55-year-old Hunko is the first Federal politician who visited the South American country since the beginning of the power struggle between Maduro and the President of Parliament Juan Guaidó. Guaidó accuses Maduro electoral fraud and had, according to the country-wide mass protests on the 23. January, the transitional President of Venezuela.
In this role, he is recognized by the Federal government, many EU States and the US government from Donald Trump. Hunko holds illegal this recognition Guaidós for peoples and accuses the Federal government a "one-sided partisanship".Clear criticism of the U.S.
Sharp criticism from other left party politicians, particularly in the direction of the government in Washington. The Deputy Chairman Heike Hansel from the party's left wing speaks of an "orchestrated coup" that was backed by the U.S. government.
group Deputy Sevim Dagdelen complained of a "coup attempt", the US President, Trump "as ordered." Criticism of the government a coup, Dagdelen, who is a member of Hansel, the left wing of the party is not legitimate.uproar at the party conference in February
On the European Congress of the left party at the end of February in Bonn, the topic of Venezuela for the Trouble caused. More than 20 members stormed the stage and held a banner with the inscription "hands off Venezuela - forward to socialism" in the cameras. With the Bundestag were members Hansel, Alexander New, and Dieter Dehm.
In foreign-policy spokesman of the left parliamentary group in the Bundestag, Stefan Liebich, pushed the non-collusive action. On Twitter posted Liebich a photo of the action, including the Text: "Also I find the policy of Trump, Bolsonaro and Merkel against Venezuela wrong. But I also understand the protests against Maduro to be very good. With the 'socialism' that I wish to me, has nothing to do."
Liebich is part of the reform wing of the left party. Shortly after the self-proclamation Guaidós to the interim President had expressed Liebich similar to the situation in Venezuela. The words "Venezuela" and "socialism" on a Transparent, that is some in the left party bitter.Eleven days Venezuela
The journey of his colleagues in the group Andrej Hunko, in Caracas, have not objected to Liebich. His party colleagues had managed to speak with both sides. He was "curious", what will tell Hunko. The reported on his Facebook page about his Meeting with Maduro, and before that with Guaidó and other representatives of the Opposition. He had brought "his Conviction that a solution to the crisis can only be peaceful and dialogue," writes Hunko.
a Total of eleven days, the left party politicians in the crisis-ridden Venezuela. At the weekend he wants to return to Germany.