"Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó make an attempt to get Italy on their side. In a letter to Italy's koalitionsledare, he asks them to receive his representatives for talks."
"Sweden's foreign minister Margot Wallström has spoken with Guaidó in the telephone ahead of Thursday's meeting in Uruguay on Venezuela."
"– The minister of foreign affairs highlighted was that free and fair elections must be held, " says Rasmus Eljanskog, presskommunikatör at the Swedish ministry for foreign affairs, to the TT."
"He does not want to go into what further was said between Wallström and Guaidó."
"Wallström, to go from a meeting in Washington on Wednesday to Uruguay's capital Montevideo. Where will the group gather on Thursday, which consists of different EU countries, including Sweden and several countries in Latin america. The aim is to try to find openings around the crisis in Venezuela."
"It's Uruguay and Mexico who at the call of the UN chief António Guterres arranges meeting in Montevideo, which is for all parties with"
"Guaidó have at the same time, in a letter to Italy's koalitionsledare asked them to receive his representatives for talks."
"Guaidó want the delegation to be"
"the Lega has expressed strong support for the Juan Guaidó, but it has not regeringskollegorna in the larger party Femstjärnerörelsen (M5S)."
"Italy is reported to have blocked the joint EU statement of support for Guaidó that was prepared on Monday."
"the Country's leader Nicolás Maduro took over after his mentor Hugo Chávez in 2013."
"In the 2015 elections lost his socialistparti for the first time in 17 years, the majority in the national assembly, which is now led by the opposition leader Juan Guaidó. It did that the government and parliament controlled by the two different camps, who are political opponents."
"round the the situation carried out the Attack in August 2017, a disputed election to a new constituent assembly, a grundlagsförsamling, with the power to rewrite the constitution."
"Maduro then announced that presidential elections would be brought forward. He was declared the victor in the election, held in may 2018. The turnout was low because large parts of the opposition boycotted the elections."
"Venezuela sits on earth's largest oil reserves. 2014 collapsed the price of oil, which meant a disaster for the country whose export revenues to 96 percent came from oil. Venezuela are now suffering from hyperinflation and devastated economically. There is a shortage of food and medicines. Over a million people have flocked to neighboring Colombia."
"Source: Foreign policy institute"