Why has no Arab country officially supported Guaido in Venezuela?

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UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) — In an interview with Sputnik, Venezuelan ambassador to Jordan Omar Vielma Osuna commented on the position of the Arab countries on the crisis in Venezuela. According to him, some supported Nicolas Maduro while the others remained neutral because of Juan Guaido’s approach to the Palestinian issue.

No Arab country has supported Juan Guaido in the Venezuelan crisis, recalled the Venezuelan ambassador to Jordan Omar Vielma Osuna in an interview with Sputnik.

According to him, this position is explained by the intention of the Venezuelan opposition to open an embassy in Jerusalem.

“No Arab country has spoken against Nicolas Maduro. Some countries have expressed a kind of solidarity, the others have remained silent … I think it is related to the position of Venezuela on the Palestinian file,” he said.

He recalled that Jordan has approved his appointment as Venezuelan ambassador on 23 January despite the Venezuelan crisis, which he says bears witness to Amman’s support for the current President of the country.

“This means that the government of Jordan has shown its gratitude to the government of President Maduro,” he said.

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 during a demonstration.

The United States and about 50 other countries, including France and Germany, have recognized him as “Acting President.” President Nicolas Maduro called Juan Guaido a puppet of the United States. China, Russia, Turkey and Mexico have supported the government.

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