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In Venezuela, the Constituent Meeting waives the parliamentary immunity of Juan Guaido.

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The Constituent Meeting of Venezuela, loyal to President Nicolás Maduro, on Tuesday lifted the parliamentary immunity of the opposition and self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido. "Nothing will cease us," the latter replied.

The choice was anticipated. The Constituent Meeting of Venezuela on Tuesday (April 2) lifted the immunity of the top of parliament Juan Guaido, acknowledged as interim president by greater than 50 international locations.

The Constituent Meeting, acquired within the energy of the chief of the socialist state Nicolás Maduro, additionally voted unanimously "to authorize the continuation of the prison proceedings initiated in opposition to the MP of the opposition" Juan Guaido within the Supreme Court docket, introduced the president of this establishment, God given hair. "We’re performing on the premise of the Structure," he mentioned.

"The individuals are decided and nothing will cease us," Juan Guaido mentioned in a speech to his supporters and journalists shortly after the announcement of the measure in opposition to him. He added that there was "no setback on this course of".

Even earlier than this vote, Juan Guaido had mentioned that he feared being arrested by the authorities. "They’ll attempt to kidnap me," he mentioned. "You know the way the regime works, it's not even the persecution, it's the inquisition," mentioned the center-right deputy. The Constituent Meeting and the Supreme Court docket "would not have the facility to hunt or surrender immunity, it should be mentioned as they’re," he mentioned.

Investigation open on the 29th January

With the vote of the Constituent Meeting, the Supreme Court docket will proceed the judicial course of in opposition to Juan Guaido. On January 29, the Supreme Court docket opened an investigation in opposition to Juan Guaido, 35, on costs of usurping President Maduro, who in flip accused him of planning an assault in opposition to him.

The Constituent Meeting successfully replaces the Parliament, the one physique managed by the opposition and presided over by Juan Guaido. If the choice of the Constituent Meeting may, in concept, result in the presentation of Juan Guaido to the extraordinary courts, it’s troublesome to anticipate its concrete penalties on this nation the place no one acknowledges the legitimacy of anybody.

The US has already warned Caracas a number of instances in opposition to any reprisal in opposition to what they contemplate the reputable head of state of Venezuela.

With AFP

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