Monday, February 26, 2024

Milei’s government is concerned about the situation in Venezuela

The Government confirmed today that it “continues with concern” the political situation in Venezuela, and regrets the decision to “disqualify from the exercise of public duties” the main opposition leader, Maria Corina Machado.

“The Government of Argentina follows with concern the political situation in Venezuela and regrets the decision to disqualify the main opposition leader and winner of the primaries, María Corina Machado, from exercising public functions ,” they said in a press release from the Chancellery.

In turn, they stated that Argentina “reaffirms its commitment to the defense of freedom, democracy and human rights and hopes for the immediate holding of democratic, transparent presidential elections, with the full participation of all political candidates and with the presence of electoral observation.” out”.

The press report released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs led by Diana Mondino was made public after the Supreme Court of Venezuela upheld the disqualification of the opposition presidential candidate, María Corina Machado, from holding public office.

With its decision, the highest Venezuelan court closed the way for Machado, a 56-year-old industrial engineer, to register his candidacy for the presidential election scheduled for the second half of the year.

Meanwhile, the presidential candidate and other political figures in Venezuela have accused the Comptroller General of that country of carrying out political actions to prevent opposition to the Government of President Nicolás Maduro.

“Citizen María Corina Machado Parisca has been disqualified from exercising public office for 15 years,” said Venezuela’s highest court.

The court explained its ruling with the Comptroller’s allegations that Machado supported US sanctions and the interim government, which Maduro blamed for the loss of currency in Venezuela’s foreign assets.

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