06 September 201923.00 Tarek William Saab, Venezuela's attorney general appointed by the Constituent National Assembly (loyal to President Nicolas Maduro) announced that a criminal investigation has been opened for "illegal negotiations" regarding the Territory Esequibo against the self-proclaimed president ad Interim of Venezuela Juan Guaido 'and two other opponents, Vanessa Neumann and Manuel Avendano. The prosecutor stated that this type of crime is considered "treason of the homeland".