Venezuela Rejoins Regional Defense Treaty But Guaido Warns It’s No ‘Magic’ Solution
|07/24/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Venezuela’s National Assembly approved a law returning the OPEC nation to a regional defense treaty on Tuesday, but opposition leader Juan Guaido sought to tamp down supporters’ hopes it could lead to President Nicolas Maduro’s imminent downfall.
Opposition hardliners had been pressuring Guaido to join the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance, signed in Rio de Janeiro in 1947, as a precursor to requesting a foreign military intervention to oust Maduro, a socialist who has overseen an economic collapse and is accused of human rights violations.
“The TIAR is not magic, it is not a button that we press and then tomorrow everything read more >>>