On Monday, the National Security Adviser of the United States, John Bolton, urged the Venezuelan military to peacefully accept Nicolás Maduro’s exit from power, and reiterated that “all options” are on the table when asked about a possible military intervention.
We ask the Venezuelan army and the security forces to accept the peaceful, democratic and constitutional transition of power,”
said Bolton at a press conference.
The self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela, opposition leader Juan Guaidó, announced on Monday that he assumed control of Venezuela’s assets abroad, to prevent President Nicolás Maduro from depleting resources in his exit from power.
From this moment we begin taking progressive and ordered control of the assets of our Republic abroad, to prevent the usurper and his gang to ‘scrape the pot’ (exhaust),”
said Guaidó in a statement broadcast on social networks.