Russian warns against military intervention in Venezuela

 

Russia has warned the USA against any military action on Venezuela, this comes after the US called newly sworn in President Nicolas Maduro illegitimate and recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela.

According to CNN.com Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabko warned not just the US but everyone against any military action on Venezuela as this could lead to far deeper devastation then the current economic crisis facing the country.

President Nicolas Maduro also hit back given all USA dignitaries 72 hours to leave Venezuela and calling Juan Guaido attempt to declare himself president equal to a Coup. The Venezuelan military has also sworn its allegiance to Nicolas Maduro, leaving Guaido with little bargaining power.

Former US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders also warned US leaders against intervening militarily in Venezuela, sighting previous US led regime change in Latin America as causing more problems than they solved and tarnishing US credibility as reported by Sputnik International.

By Mokgethi Mtezuka

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