Cuban president condemns US attitude against dignity of Venezuela

Havana, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday rejected the US interventionist attitude when that northern country tries to impose changes in Venezuela.

‘Extreme brazenness against Venezuela’s dignity,’ the Cuban president posted on his Twitter account on Thursday where he shared a comment published in Granma newspaper regarding the White House’s new strategy towards the South American nation.

Imperial figures still think that their country has the right to design and impose changes in governments and social systems. They are wrong. #ManosFueraDeVenezuela, the head of State tweeted.

On Wednesday, Diaz-Canel also posted on Twitter Washington’s proposal to put an end to sanctions against Caracas if Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido step aside and allow a transitional government.

According to the Cuban president, the immoral imperial government does not cease in its interference, colonization and aggressor claims.

The idea of President Donald Trump’s administration is to form a transitional government appointed by parliamentarians from the ruling party and the opposition, while insisting on ignoring Maduro’s legitimacy as a Venezuelan president, elected in 2018.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams presented this strategy on Tuesday, which estimates to hold elections within six or 12 months, elections in which the president of the transitional government could not run.

Pompeo suggested that if those steps are fulfilled, in addition to the international validation of the alleged vote, sanctions against Venezuela would be suspended.

In response, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza rejected Washington’s proposal and emphasized that the decisions in Venezuela are taken at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas, under the Venezuelan Constitution.


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