An emergency meeting of the UN Security Council for Venezuela can pass on 26 January with the participation of U.S. Secretary of state Michael Pompeo.
This was stated by the permanent representative of the Republic of South Africa Jerry Matjila Thursday, January 24, transfers “TASS”.
“We are consulting, is the idea to hold the meeting on Saturday morning because the Secretary of state can arrive at the UN on Saturday at nine in the morning to discuss Venezuela. To answer the question whether the situation in Venezuela is a threat to international peace and security, we need to listen to what they say Michael Pompeo,” said Maciel.
At the same time, he stressed that South Africa still considers the legitimate government of the current President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro.
“On Saturday we will look at all the points of view of our colleagues from different regions and discuss how to resolve the situation. I think we need to act carefully in this situation, you need to encourage the parties to sit down at the negotiating table to discuss this situation between them,” the diplomat added.
We will remind, in different cities of Venezuela on the night of the January 23 protests against President Nicolas Maduro.
It was reported the use of tear gas and the first victims of the confrontation. According to local journalist Roman Camacho, killed two people.
Before that, the head of the opposition, Parliament of Venezuela Juan Guido urged the people January 23 to take to the streets in protest against the situation in the country.
Supporters of Maduro on Wednesday plan to hold a March in a sign of struggle against foreign intervention and in support of the President.