FAST FIVE: EU Drops Recognition Of Juan Guaido As Venezuela's 'Interim President'
This reaffirms a prior January 7th EU decision.
the freedom and safety of all political opponents, in particular representatives of the opposition parties elected to the National Assembly of 2015, and especially Juan Guaido,” the statement said after a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels.
The European Union has described Juan Guaido as a “privileged interlocutor” but not interim president of #Venezuela.
This is at odds with the US position, as Joe Biden insists that the US is still behind Guaido – Samuel Ramani (@SamRamani2) January 25, 2021 Blinken told Senators last Tuesday that Guaido will still remain the recognized leader of the Latin American country in Washington's eyes.
This of course began under Trump when in January 2019 Guaido dubbed himself 'Interim President' and also 'Acting President' at the encouragement of Washington during Trump admin attempts to foment a military and popular uprising against Maduro.