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Demonstrators call slogans while barricades see burning in the background during a demonstration against Nicola Maduro's politics. Meetings against the government of Venezuelan President Nicola Maduro, and also marking the 61st anniversary of the end of the dictatorship of Marcos Perez Jimenez in Caracas. He said Venezuela did not threaten international peace and security and blamed the "extremist opponents" of Maduro's government for choosing "maximum confrontation," including the artificial creation of a parallel government.
Pompey later told reporters who asked for an answer: "I will not speculate or suggest what the United States will do."
Pompeo was accompanied in New York by Eliot Abrams, who was announced a day earlier as a US Special Representative for Venezuela. Abrams is a former Assistant Secretary of State for Latin America who worked in the White House when the 2002 coup in Venezuela for a short time removed Maduro's predecessor, the late Hugo Chavez. The opposition of Venezuela. He spoke on the phone with Guaydo, the congress leader controlled by the Venezuelan opposition. Abrams confirmed US support for Guaido as a temporary president, said Kimberly Breyer, current Assistant Secretary of State for the region. divisions. The five permanent members of the Security Council Security Council can not unite behind a statement on Venezuela, which presents many different texts. on Saturday said they would follow the United States and others in recognizing Guaydo as president if Venezuela did not announce new presidential elections within eight days. In the next few days, the 28-member bloc "will take further action, including on the recognition of the country's leadership."
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Areas rejected the deadline. days? "he asked," how do you understand that you have the power to set a deadline or an ultimatum of the sovereign people. It's almost childish. "