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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