Soon after the national assembly leaders, the oppositionelle Juan Guaidó, declared himself acting president of the U.S. announced their support by recognising him as the country's president.
american support has been repeated and strengthened over the Thursday, and secretary of state Mike Pompeo said during the afternoon that the country is ready to contribute over 20 million dollars in humanitarian aid, reports Reuters.
Some of Venezuela's south american neighbours, Brazil, Argentina and Chile, has given Guaidó its recognition, as well as a number of western countries. European council president Donald Tusk concluded Wednesday with the to tweet their support for ”the democratic forces in Venezuela”. He wrote that Guaidó have the people's mandate”, unlike Maduro”.https://twitter.com/eucopresident/status/1088184788622761997
the Kremlin has reacted to support for the current presindenten Nicolás Maduro. Several representatives of the Russian government and the duma, has warned the US of interference and if it would be the military, Russia will do its to protect Venezuelan sovereignty. Support also comes from the south american neighbouring countries such as Bolivia, Mexico, announces the capacity to they even recognize Maduro as president.
who has taken Maduro's party, and foreign minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu warns of the consequences of the chaos if countries begin to recognize the self-proclaimed presidents, while Cuba's crown Granma call US Guaidó-support for a coup in Trump's direction. China is one of Maduro's closest partners, and Venezuela is the country that receives the most financial support from Beijing. During Thursday announced the country to support Venezuela's right to defend its sovereignty, but urged at the same time, both sides to the calm.Image 1 of 2 Massive demonstrations rocked the huvustaden Caracas on Wednesday. Photo: Yuri Cortez/AFP Slide 2 of 2 Nicolás Maduro spoke to his supporters from the presidentpalatsen on Wednesday. Photo: Luis Robayo/AFP Slideshow
Behind Russia's defense of Maduro, the extensive investments in the country's large oil industry and the tight military cooperation. In december, Maduro, Putin, and claimed that the partly state-owned oil giant Rosneft pledged to invest $ 6 billion in, inter alia, the exploitation of Venezuela's large oljeområden.
long ago plummeted down in an economic and political crisis – the decline in oil prices and increased sanctions from the rest of the world have contributed to the seven-digit hyperinflation. Protests have occurred in the last five years that have been marked by deadly violence, and criticized the massgripanden. About 3 million people are estimated to have fled the country.
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