The Foreign Ministry commented on the political crisis in Venezuela
The early recognition of the speaker of the National Assembly of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, by the interim president says that the development of all events in the country was planned and well prepared, said RT Director of the Latin American department of the Russian Foreign Ministry Alexander Shchetinin.
“We see that soon recognizing the self-proclaimed president from those who live in Washington means that the development of all events was planned and well prepared. And in this sense, we were very disappointed, ”he said.
According to Schetinin, statements by various forces from outside are heard that can be interpreted as nothing but calls for chaos and internal division of the country.
Earlier, the American leader Donald Trump officially recognized Guayido as interim president of the country.
Later, the countries - participants of the "Group of Lima" recognized the Guaido acting chairman of Venezuela. Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez said that what is happening in the country is a coup d'état.
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