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Romania, Honduras recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Romania, Honduras recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capitalJERUSALEM (AP) — The leaders of Romania and Honduras on Sunday announced that they will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, following the lead of President Donald Trump.



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President Trump says U.S. should recognize Israel's sovereignty over disputed Golan Heights

President Trump says U.S. should recognize Israel's sovereignty over disputed Golan HeightsTrump's controversial move is sure to inflame tension in the Middle East. He said in a Tweet that the territory is critical to Israel's security.



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France, U.K. Recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela Interim President

France, U.K. Recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela Interim PresidentSeveral of these nations said on Jan. 26 that they would recognize Guaido in the event Maduro refused to call elections within eight days. The European Union failed to jointly support the head of the National Assembly when countries including Italy vetoed a push to make that the position of the whole bloc.



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US urges Europeans to recognize Venezuela's Guaido

US urges Europeans to recognize Venezuela's GuaidoThe United States on Thursday called on European countries to move quickly to recognize Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president ahead of a deadline by major EU states. Kimberly Breier, the US assistant secretary of state in charge of Latin America, welcomed a vote Thursday to recognize Guaido by the European Parliament, although the move does not change EU policy. “We certainly encourage all the governments in Europe to support the people of Venezuela and the transitional government in Venezuela by recognizing Guaido as interim president,” Breier told European reporters in a telephone press briefing.



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U.S. calls on world to 'pick a side' on Venezuela; Europeans set to recognize Guaido

U.S. calls on world to 'pick a side' on Venezuela; Europeans set to recognize GuaidoIn heated back-and-forth exchanges at a United Nations Security Council meeting, the opposing camp led by Venezuela and Russia, which has invested heavily in Venezuela’s oil industry, accused Washington of attempting a coup, and lambasted Europeans’ demand that elections be called within eight days. Guaido, who took the helm of the National Assembly on Jan. 5, proclaimed himself interim president on Wednesday. The United States, Canada and a string of Latin American countries recognized the young leader in quick succession.



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U.S. calls on world to 'pick a side' on Venezuela; Europeans set to recognize Guaido

U.S. calls on world to 'pick a side' on Venezuela; Europeans set to recognize GuaidoIn heated back-and-forth exchanges at a United Nations Security Council meeting, the opposing camp led by Venezuela and Russia, which has invested heavily in Venezuela’s oil industry, accused Washington of attempting a coup, and lambasted Europeans’ demand that elections be called within eight days. Guaido, who took the helm of the National Assembly on Jan. 5, proclaimed himself interim president on Wednesday. The United States, Canada and a string of Latin American countries recognized the young leader in quick succession.



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European powers poised to recognize Venezuela's Guaido

European powers poised to recognize Venezuela's GuaidoBritain, Germany, France and Spain all said they would recognize Guaido unless fresh elections were announced. Venezuela has sunk into turmoil under Maduro with food shortages and daily protests amid an economic and political crisis that has sparked mass emigration and inflation that is seen rising to 10 million percent this year. Maduro cruised to re-election in May last year amid low turnout and allegations of vote-buying by the government.



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Pompeo to ask UN Security Council to recognize Venezuela's Guaido

Pompeo to ask UN Security Council to recognize Venezuela's GuaidoUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will press UN Security Council members to recognize Juan Guaido as acting president of Venezuela during an upcoming crisis meeting, the State Department said Friday. The United States requested Saturday’s session after it threw its support behind the Venezuelan opposition leader and declared leftist firebrand Nicolas Maduro to be an illegitimate president. “Secretary Pompeo will urge members of the Security Council and the international community to uphold international peace and security by recognizing Juan Guaido as the constitutional interim President of Venezuela, and call for support for the transitional government in their quest to restore democracy and the rule of law,” the State Department said in a statement announcing his trip.



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US, S. American nations recognize Maduro opponent as interim leader

US, S. American nations recognize Maduro opponent as interim leaderThe US, Canada and several major South American nations recognized the head of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled legislature as the country’s interim leader on Wednesday, leaving President Nicolas Maduro increasingly isolated. Major regional players Brazil, Colombia, Chile and Peru all gave their backing to Juan Guaido’s self-proclamation as Venezuela’s acting president, which he made in front of crowd of tens of thousands of supporters in Caracas. Mexico, however, stood apart, saying it recognizes “the authorities elected in accordance with the Venezuelan constitution,” seen as a lukewarm nod to Maduro.



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Regional powers recognize Maduro opponent as interim leader

Regional powers recognize Maduro opponent as interim leaderThe United States, Canada and major South American nations recognized the head of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled legislature as the country’s interim leader on Wednesday, leaving President Nicolas Maduro increasingly isolated. Major regional players Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Peru and Argentina all gave their backing to Juan Guaido’s self-proclamation as Venezuela’s acting president, which he made in front of crowd of tens of thousands of supporters in Caracas. Mexico, however, stood apart, saying it recognizes “the authorities elected in accordance with the Venezuelan constitution,” seen as a lukewarm nod to Maduro.



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