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European countries have declared their readiness to recognize the President of Venezuela opposition leader

Страны Европы заявили о готовности признать президентом Венесуэлы лидера оппозиции

The situation in the country, meanwhile, is being discussed in the UN security Council.

Germany, France, Britain and Spain issued similar statements. If in Venezuela in 8 days, Nicolas Maduro, does not appoint presidential elections, the EU countries recognize the President of Parliament speaker and opposition leader Juan Guido. He declared himself head of state a few days ago at a mass rally against the new presidential term for Maduro.

The United States first supported Guido, then he was recognized as the President of the Canada and several countries in Latin America. According to the Associated Press, Guido in December went to Washington. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo promised him support, the newspaper Wall Street Journal. Russia, which has invested in Venezuela, according to estimates of the Agency “Reuters”, 17 billion dollars, said that he considers the legitimate President Nicolas Maduro.

A former bus driver, who was also the chauffeur and bodyguard of the former President Hugo Chavez, has held the position since 2013, and during this time a rich country with lots of oil, is rapidly impoverished. Over the past year, the inflation rate exceeded a million and a half per cent. Left the country of three million people – that is, to leave the house had every tenth.

The situation in Venezuela in this moment discussing in the UN security Council.

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