UN Human Rights Chief welcomes the release, although conditional, of Vice-President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano. @mbachelet urges the authorities in #Venezuela to release all remaining political prisoners.
@jaarreaza #LIVE | ' #Venezuelas Foreign Minister : @jaarreaza "The Venezuelan National Assembly cannot -by itself- join or re-join an international organization. These policies should be defined by the president of the country. " .
Over the weekend, Venezuelan opposition leaders warned the country's regime was poised to shut down the National Assembly. That hasn't happened — but something just as distressing to pro-democracy advocates is taking place.
@dcabellor #LIVE | ' #Venezuelas National Constituent Assembly (ANC) President : @dcabellor "The U.S. stole us more than 25 billion dollars and they keep us sanctioned. The people are the most affected by these actions carried out with the collaboration of the Venezuelan opposition. " .
President has officially recognized the President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaido, as the Interim President of Venezuela.
The United States will hold Venezuelan security forces responsible for the safety of President Guaido and the National Assembly. Any violence against them or their families will be met with a significant response. The world is watching.