The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS), supported the proposal of the United States of a “Transitional government” in Venezuela and considered it “valid”, to leave the Administration of Nicolás Maduro.
“The plan presented constitutes a valid solution proposal to get out of the usurping dictatorship and regain democracy in the country, “said in a statement the General Secretariat, led by Uruguayan Luis Almagro, re-elected on March 20 for a second term.
The Secretariat noted that the path proposed in the State Department’s plan “deserves the support” of all those who struggle “for free and transparent elections in Venezuela, according to the standards of the Inter-American Democratic Charter, and with international observation, including the OAS. “
In addition, he considered “essential” the immediate release of “political prisoners”, while pointing out that “the possible way to recover democracy in Venezuela it inexorably passes through the exit of the country of the thousands of foreign security and intelligence agents. “
The US proposal
U.S He proposed a plan for the return of democracy in Venezuela through a “transitional government” that includes representatives of Maduro and the opposition leader Juan Guaidó -recognized as interim president of that country by more than 50 nations- and leading to some ” free and fair elections. “
The plan proposes that both Maduro as Guaidó “step asideso that members elected in the National Assembly of both parties can create a Council of State to serve as a transitional government, which organizes free and fair presidential elections, “said Venezuela’s head of the US State Department, Elliott Abrams.
In an article in the Wall Street Journal, Abrams added that “if the necessary conditions are met,” the President’s government Donald trump It is “prepared to withdraw the economic sanctions” imposed on the Maduro government.