Biden Will Recognize Guaido as Venezuela's Leader, Top Diplomat Says


U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s administration will continue to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the South American country’s president, Anthony Blinken, Biden’s nominee for secretary of state, said on Tuesday.

The United States, along with dozens of other countries, recognized Guaido — the leader of Venezuela’s opposition-held National Assembly — as the country’s president in January 2019, arguing Maduro’s 2018 re-election was rigged.

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