Venezuela has banned on Sunday, a group of EU-members, the entry and "conspiratorial motives" are accused of. The five members of the conservative European people's party (EPP) wanted to meet, according to a delegation member with the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido.
"We are reported from Venezuela," said the Spanish members of the European Parliament, Esteban González Pons on Sunday at the airport in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. "They have confiscated our passports and they gave us no reason for the expulsion."
González Pons said he and the four other members of this house have an official invitation of the Venezuelan Parliament, the President and leader of the opposition is Guaidó. Together with González Pons, the Spanish EU wanted to enter MEPs José Ignacio Salafranca sánchez-Neyra, Gabriel Mato Adrover, the Dutch Esther de Lange, and the Portuguese forward Paulo Rangel. They all belong to the group of the Christian democratic European people's party (EPP).
La delegación de Euro Diputados guest of a Venezuela es expulsada por un régimen aislado y cada vez más irracional. the— Juan Guaidó (@jguaido) 18. February 2019
It's el usurpador quien eleva el costo a lo que es un hecho: la transición. the
Ejerceremos toda la presión necesaria para lograr el cese de la usurpación. ¡Seguimos! pic.twitter.com/Mwvzi2l4Jr
Guaidó criticized in the short message service Twitter, the EU members had been identified by an "isolated and always irrationaleren Regime". The Venezuelan foreign Ministry said on Twitter that the EU members had already been before the days of "official diplomatic ways," notified that entry was forbidden. You will want to visit the country with a "conspiratorial objectives" and further "provocations should contain".
The European Parliament had recognised Guaidó the end of January as a transition President. In the power struggle between the leader of the opposition, and the controversial head of state Nicolás Maduro have now recognised around the 50 States Guaidó as interim President. (chk/sda)
Created: 18.02.2019, 05:34 PM