MOSCOW, 1 Jul â€” RIA Novosti. The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro believes that the Supreme court’s decision to deny the opposition the Parliament legislative powers to the Constitution of the country, reports channel Telesur.
Maduro stressed that the country has “fully complied with the Constitution, political and social rights”, as in Venezuela “in the first place is a democracy.”
“There are contradictions that need to be addressed through dialogue, without taking extreme positions”, â€” quotes the channel of a leader of Venezuela.
Maduro noted that in the case of termination of powers of the Parliament we are not talking about the violation of the constitutional order. In his opinion, the only coup was the action of “right-wing radicals” in 2002, aimed at the overthrow of the former leader of the country Hugo Chavez.
The main judicial body of Venezuela on Thursday took over the legislature instead of the Parliament, which is under the control of the opposition, and deprived him of his deputies of immunity. One of the leaders of the Venezuelan opposition Henrique Capriles said on Friday that the country’s “decisive hour.”
The Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis Almagro took the initiative to hold an urgent meeting of the organization on the events in Venezuela for the question on the application to the Venezuela of the provisions of the inter-American democratic Charter. He believes that the Supreme court’s decision means a coup.