the leader of the Venezuelan opposition Juan Guido with his supporters broke through a cordon of the national guard to the Parliament building, where on 7 January, the legislature meets for the first time after the election of a new Presidium. Guido took to the main podium in the conference room of the National Assembly and appealed to all who support it. The corresponding video appeared on the channel VPI.
“Who’s the Deputy and who is not, deciding not military and the people of Venezuela,” said Guido.
5 January, the Chairman of the Parliament declared himself Deputy Luis Parra – political opponent of Guido. President Nicolas Maduro called the appointment of the new speaker legitimate, but some members of the opposition rejected the oath of a Deputy.
After that, the opposition held its own vote. They gathered outside Parliament and not allowed Pro-government deputies at their event. Their votes they gave for Guide.
the Political situation in Venezuela worsened after January 2019, Guido declared himself acting President of the country. Previously, he was appointed speaker of the Parliament, however, the Supreme court of the state annulled that decision. After that, in Venezuela, the protests and riots.
the Interim leader of the country of Guido United States has recognized the Organization of American States and most European Union countries. The current President Maduro was supported by Russia, Belarus, Iran, China, Cuba, Nicaragua, Syria and Turkey.