Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   24 March

Humanitarian aid supplies to enter Venezuela February 23 - Guaido

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 13, ARMENPRESS. Venezuela will start receiving humanitarian aid on February 23, opposition leader Juan Guaido, who declared himself as acting president, said, Interfax reported.

Guaido urged the military officials not to hinder the delivery of humanitarian cargo.

The opposition leader informed that 250.000 people have been registered in social networks to participate in the distribution of the humanitarian aid.

On February 12, Juan Guaido announced that Venezuela has received the first batch of humanitarian aid on Monday.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said the initiative on humanitarian aid delivery represents “oligarchy's bad and cheap show” and called on Venezuelans to refuse it. Despite the position announced by official Caracas, a checkpoint for distributing humanitarian aid to Venezuelans was opened on February 8 in Colombia's border city of Cucuta.

On January 23 Venezuelan National Assembly Speaker Juan Guaido proclaimed himself as the country’s acting president. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has described it as a coup attempt and announced severing diplomatic relations with the United States.

Edited and translated by Aneta Harutyunyan

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