South American countries recognize the constitutional council Venezuela not

South American countries recognize the constitutional council Venezuela not

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Latin American countries will decide of the new Venezuelan constitutional assembly will not acknowledge. That said ministers and diplomats from the twelve South American countries Tuesday in the Peruvian capital Lima, where they had met to talk about the situation in Venezuela.

In total, seventeen countries were together, twelve countries signed a declaration in which they Venezuela sharply condemn for the non-admission of foreign donations of food and medicines. They call the situation in Venezuela, a “break with the democratic rule of law”.

The new constituent assembly, meanwhile, has a decree adopted in which the self over the other departments of the government place. The decision prohibits the opposition-controlled parliament and other parties to take actions in conflict with laws that have been adopted by the new institution.


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“The sweeping away of democratic legal systems, with this latest development to a climax come. What we see now in Venezuela is a dictatorship”, said the Peruvian minister of Foreign Affairs Ricardo Luna.

President Nicolás Maduro called the meeting to his own words, in life to the political stalemate in the country to a halt. Opposition leaders see it as a power grab. Both the opposition as a growing number of foreign governments refuse to allow the constituent assembly to recognise.

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