The President of the regional assembly called for a thorough investigation and criticized Washington’s hostile policy toward Venezuela
The Latin American Parliament issued a statement on Saturday rejecting the failed coup attempt against the Venezuelan government and also criticized the hostile policies of the United States directed toward the South American nation.
The condemnation was delivered on behalf of the institution by it’s President Angel Rodriguez who strongly criticized the assassination plot against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and U.S.-backed schemes to carry out bombing attacks on a variety of public institutions.
Rodriguez, told Cuban news agency Prensa Latina that he will request that the Venezuelan Attorney General’s office conduct a deep and thorough investigation into the planned terror attacks.
“They were unable to take power through democratic means because they didn’t obtain enough votes and President Barack Obama knows it,” he affirmed.
These violent actions seek to install of regime supportive of U.S. interests
At the same time, he said, “We can never count out the United States and extremists groups that try to mobilize military forces and paramilitary groups operating in foreign countries. They want to provoke violence and they are willing to promote presidential removals. They tried it last January. Therefore I call on the people to stay alert.”
According to Rodriguez, these violent actions seek to overthrow the legitimate and democratically-elected Venezuelan government in order to install of regime supportive of U.S. interests.
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Source: Latin American Parliament Denounces Coup Attempt in Venezuela