UPDATE: OAS breaks relations with Venezuela, refuses to recognize Maduro legitimacy.
- By : Panama Now
- Category : International Relations
The Organization of American States ( OAS ) resolved to ignore the legitimacy of the second presidency of Venezuela that took on Thursday Nicolás Maduro .
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Meanwhile, Paraguayan President Mario Abdo also announced the rupture of diplomatic relations with Venezuela, including the closure of the Paraguayan Embassy and the immediate withdrawal of personnel.
The Permanent Council of the OAS decided “not to recognize the legitimacy of the period of the Nicolás Maduro regime as of January 10, 2019” as stated in the resolution presented by Colombia on behalf of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, United States , Paraguay and Peru.