Europe exposes UN vision for possible military operation in Venezuela

European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, in this file picture taken October 28, 2015. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Files

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) — Europe stands against any “military development” of the situation in Venezuela, coming “from inside the country as from outside,” said the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Politics security, Federica Mogherini.

The European Union is opposed to any military interference in Venezuela, said the head of European diplomacy, Federica Mogherini.

“No military development, from within the country or from outside, is acceptable,” said Mogherini. “A solution can not be, should never be imposed from the outside,” she added.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had previously mentioned the possibility of a military operation in Venezuela, while Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov had pointed out that possible military intervention in Venezuela would have serious consequences. that would go well beyond its borders.

Venezuela’s political crisis erupted when opponent Juan Guaido, who was fired by the Supreme Court as the president of the Venezuelan National Assembly on 22 January, proclaimed himself “the current president of the country” the next day. sworn in the street. Donald Trump then recognized him as “Acting President”.

About 50 countries, including the United Kingdom and Germany, have done the same. France has also recognized him as “President in charge”. President Nicolas Maduro called Juan Guaido a puppet of the United States. Countries such as China, Russia, Turkey or Mexico have supported the government.

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