- US Senator Marco Rubio Urges Venezuela's Top Military Brass to Support Opposition Leader Guaido
US Senator Marco Rubio Urges Venezuela's Top Military Brass To Support Opposition Leader Guaido
US Senator Marco Rubio on Monday urged Venezuela's top military officials to support the country's opposition leader Juan Guaido while promising from the National Assembly and the United States
"There won't be a purge of military after [Venezuelan President Nicolas] Maduro because Venezuela will need them for security [and] stability during transition to democracy," Rubio said via Twitter. "And if they help restore democracy, these [six] officers will enjoy immunity from National Assembly that the US will honor [and] follow.
Guaido's declaration was almost immediately recognized by the United States and some of its allies.