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UN Security Council discusses the situation in Venezuela

This Wednesday the Security Council of the Organization of the United Nations (UN) debate on the situation in Venezuela.

The session began with the intervention of the Vice President of the United States (USA), Mike Pence. Subsequently, the Russian ambassador to the UN spoke, Vasily Nebenzia. The representative of Venezuela intervenes on number 19.

The last 28 of February, Russia y China They vetoed in the UN Security Council a resolution of the United States (USA) that proposed new presidential elections in the South American country, thus ignoring the elections of May 20, 2018 where the head of state was reelected for the 2019 presidential term -2025.

Likewise, in an interventionist manner, the US government requested the unrestricted delivery of an alleged “humanitarian aid” in coordination with the Venezuelan opposition, and the empire ratified its support for the former deputy of the National Assembly (AN) -in contempt-, Juan Guaidó, who on January 23 proclaimed himself "president in charge" in a public square east of the capital of Caracas.

On that occasion, the Russian ambassador to the UN, Vasili Nebenzia, if the resolution promoted by the United States had been approved, "would be the first time in history that the Security Council removes a president from a sovereign country and appoints another" .

The Russian representative to the multilateral organization also stated that: “Russia supports mechanisms that seek to promote peace and dialogue in Venezuela, such as the Montevideo Mechanism, and urges states to defend the principles enshrined in the UN Charter. ”

The Chinese representation on that occasion, called the US project "inconsistent" with its position.

"China is opposed to external forces interfering in internal Venezuelan issues, and is opposed to military intervention in Venezuela," he said. Wu haitao, Deputy Permanent Representative of Beijing to the UN, outlined AVN.

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