Constitutional council Venezuela blocks opposition with new decree

Constitutional council Venezuela blocks opposition with new decree

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The constitutional council in Venezuela, by a decree of themselves as “superior” as compared to other government agencies. This blocks the council, inter alia, the opposition in taking actions against decisions taken, according to AP Tuesday.

The decree was Tuesday adopted by the board itself. Earlier in the day was the parliament building in Caracas was sealed off by the military. Opposition leader Stalin González said that soldiers blocked when he was inside the building go wild.

The opposition-dominated parliament shares the complex since Friday with members of the controversial board. That body should be the political system reform. Critics see in it a trick of the unpopular socialist president Nicolás Maduro for the opposition to switch off.

The military and the chairman of the constituent assembly, Delcy Rodríguez, according to the opposition in the night from Monday to Tuesday the hall invaded the parliament so far used. There would be later on Tuesday, and by regeringsaanhangers-dominated council.

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