More than a week after declaring himself as Venezuela’s interim president amid an ongoing constitutional crisis, the European Parliament voted on January 31 to recognise Juan Guaidó as the head of the Venezuelan government.
Brussels’ non-binding decision to side with the pro-democratic opposition came after the European Parliament decided that the country’s embattled Marxist strongman, Nicolás Maduro, who enjoys the backing of Russia, Iran, and Syria – had “publicly rejected the possibility of ...

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