Venezuela's head of state, Maduro rejects new elections, the self-appointed transitional President Guaidó of dialogue. The negotiations of the contact group of EU and Latin American countries could be tedious.
in view of the escalating fight between President Nicolás Maduro and the self-appointed interim President, Juan Guaidó in, the Venezuelan government has lobbied the European Union for a peaceful settlement of the conflict.
"We can have different opinions about the reasons for the crisis, but it unites us to the same goal: We want to contribute to a peaceful and democratic solution," said EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini during the meeting of the so-called contact group in the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo. The contact group consists of EU and Latin American countries.
Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim President Juan Guaidó is in favour of early elections.a Peaceful and democratic way out
"looking for The solution to the crisis must come from the Venezuelan people," said Mogherini. "We believe, however, that an international Initiative is important to support a peaceful and democratic solution to the current crisis by means of a free, transparent and credible presidential election."
The contact group, including Germany, to identify within three months a way for a early presidential election in Venezuela. This corresponds to the claim of the Venezuelan opposition politician Guaidó.