Tuesday, April 30, 2019

International Reaction To The Uprising In Venezuela

Newsweek: Russia’s Putin Meets Top Security Officials as U.S. Supports ‘Attempted Coup’ in Venezuela

Russian President Vladimir Putin has convened a meeting of his top national security officials as the U.S. expressed its support for a new push to overthrow the government of Venezuela.

Venezuelan Parliament speaker Juan Guaidó, who declared himself interim president in January with the backing of the U.S. and its allies, escalated the ongoing political crisis facing the country by calling on Tuesday for an uprising by the military, which has so far remained loyal to President Nicolás Maduro.

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More News On The International Reaction To The Uprising In Venezuela

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence -- Reuters
Venezuelan opposition aims to escalate violence in the country, says Cuban leader -- TASS
‘We must be vigilant & united’: Bolivia's president emerges in support of Maduro -- RT
It would end in ‘blood loss’: Mexico, Cuba urge end to coup attempt in Venezuela -- RT
Turkey criticizes Venezuelan opposition call for uprising -- Reuters
Brazil's Bolsonaro backs Venezuela uprising, says country 'enslaved by dictator' -- Reuters
U.N. chief urges 'maximum restraint' in Venezuela to avoid violence -- Reuters