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Venezuela: Guaido reclaims National Assembly after struggling with security forces

Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, Caracas
January 07, 2020 at 18:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

Following an intense standoff with the National Guard outside the Venezuelan National Assembly, opposition leader Juan Guaido regained access to the premises in Caracas on Tuesday.

This came a day after the opposition leader was denied access to the National Assembly where he was later replaced by dissident opposition legislator Luis Parra.

Parra and other pro-Maduro legislators reportedly took refuge inside a neighbouring building as Guaido and opposition parliamentarians reclaimed the National Assembly where Guaido was re-elected as the head of the assembly.

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Following an intense standoff with the National Guard outside the Venezuelan National Assembly, opposition leader Juan Guaido regained access to the premises in Caracas on Tuesday.

This came a day after the opposition leader was denied access to the National Assembly where he was later replaced by dissident opposition legislator Luis Parra.

Parra and other pro-Maduro legislators reportedly took refuge inside a neighbouring building as Guaido and opposition parliamentarians reclaimed the National Assembly where Guaido was re-elected as the head of the assembly.

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