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China calls for peaceful dialogue on Venezuela crisis

China calls for peaceful dialogue on Venezuela crisis

In a press conference with national and worldwide media, the president urged the European authorities not to impose a single thought of interference as the US head of state, Donald Trump, tries to do under his premise of seizing world wealth. According to the New York Times, Maduro has "long relied on food handouts to keep his political base loyal during the country's long economic collapse", so shipments of aid are seen as a threat to the dictator as he struggles to fend off a coup.

Dozens of volunteers prepared sacks of rice, canned tuna and protein-rich biscuits for malnourished children at a warehouse on the Colombian border on Friday as Venezuela's opposition vowed to deliver the USA humanitarian aid to their troubled nation, even if it means mounting a mass mobilization of their countrymen to carry it in. The Venezuelan military has barricaded a bridge connecting the two nations with a tanker and two cargo trailers in an apparent attempt to block the aid.

Guaido's representative in Cucuta, Lester Toledo, said the provisions already delivered were the "first drops" and promised "a tsunami of humanitarian aid" would follow.

A number of Venezuelan leaders have appealed to the military to allow the relief supplies into the country, but those calls have been rejected by the country's embattled president, who has the support of the army.

Guaido, 35, is trying to bring in aid from the United States but the supplies are stuck in warehouses in Colombia because the Venezuelan military has blocked their entry.

"No one will enter, not one invading soldier", he insisted.

On 4 February, the administration of Juan Guaido, the self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela, said that they would hold an worldwide conference in Washington on February 14 to seek emergency humanitarian assistance.

Juan Caicedo, a spokesperson from Migration Colombia, Colombia's Ministry of Immigration and Immigration Control, said the Venezuelan military put the blockade into place Tuesday afternoon, adding that there are cameras monitoring activity on the bridge.

"The armed forces have a huge dilemma, whether or not to accept the aid".

USAID relief items for Venezuela arrive in Colombia on Wednesday.

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Romania's president has officially recognized Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim president nearly a week after other European Union countries recognized him.

"Liberate the money that has been blocked and sequestered", said Maduro, who has repeatedly accused the United States of fomenting a coup.

Guaido told a packed 2,700-seat theatre at the Central University of Venezuela that Maduro's days were numbered, as he clings to power.

He maintained weakening Cuba's government and making sure Maduro leaves office would help both Venezuela and Cuba turn toward Democracy.

Roughly 40 countries around the world have backed Guaido, who swore himself in as president in January.

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country's rightful interim ruler, speaks during a meeting with students in Caracas, Venezuela February 8, 2019.

Consultants Eurasia Group said on Thursday that Maduro's traditonal allies Russian Federation and China are "unlikely to lend (him) meaningful support", reinforcing its view that the socialist leader "will be unable to sustain his regime".

Turning his ire on the Contact Group, Maduro fumed: "You don't listen to the truth in Venezuela".

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas also said Germany had earmarked €5 million ($5.72 million) worth of assistance for Venezuela.

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