European nations set to recognise Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s leader

Tin hat diplomacy to grab oil and overthrow an elected government – and name a guy who boycotted last election President. Ever since Chavez won over the existing Venezuelan oligarchy US elites and oil companies have been looking for a way to get A complicit to US corporate interests back in charge and just stinks. Next set of US caused refugees to try to get to US?

UK among countries set to back Guaidó as interim president unless Nicolas Maduro calls election

The UK, France, Germany and other European countries are expected to recognise Juan Guaidó as interim president of Venezuela on Monday if the current president, Nicolás Maduro, has not set a date for fresh elections by then.

EU leaders, including the Austrian chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, started expressing their support for Guaidó before the midnight deadline Sunday night.

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