Venezuela closes border with Brazil against Maduro's refusal from humanitarian aid
Controversial president of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro announced on Thursday that she plans to close the country's border with Brazil "completely and completely" until further notice.
(AP Photo / Ariana Cubillos, File)
Venezuelan controversial Nicolas Maduro announced on Thursday that he plans to close the country's border with Brazil "completely and completely" before further notice. to the supply of foreign humanitarian aid to Venezuela, where the situation is increasing day by day. At a meeting in Caracas, Maduro argued that foreign aid was unnecessary, and the United States was trying to undermine its government.
"We are not beggars," he said. "The fact that the American empire does with its puppets is an internal provocation, they wanted to create great national unrest, but they did not achieve it."
Maduro added that he also plans to close the country's border with Colombia. to ensure the absence of foreign aid in Venezuela. At his request, air and sea voyages between Venezuela and the neighboring Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao were stopped, as there was going to be aid. declared himself president of the country and argued that the re-election of Maduro in May 201
8 was null and void and falsified. Three months after the Maduro election, the United Nations announced that more than three million migrants and refugees had left Venezuela because of its food and medicines deficit.
The alleged interim president, Huang Guaido, currently carries a caravan from Caracas to Cucuta with thousands of volunteers to help obtain extraordinary supplies of food and medicine "/>
volunteers to help obtain emergency supplies of food and medicine
(AP Photo / Ariana Cubillos)
Guaiido is recognized as the leader of the country by the United States and other countries while Maduro supports Russia, China, Cuba, Turkey and many more. Guaidó currently caravan from Caracas to Cucuta with thousands of volunteers to help obtain supplies of food and medicine stored in the city bordered by Colombia. A spokeswoman for Brazilian President Otávio Régo Barros said Tuesday that the country is organizing assistance for the Guayid government in the border town of Pacaraima.
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