UN recognizes government of Maduro

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has rejected an aid request by Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, stressing that the body only cooperates with the country's recognized government led by President Nicolas Maduro.

Stephane Dujarric, a spokesman for Guterres, conveyed the secretary general's reply to the aid request in a public press briefing on Thursday.

Mr Dujarric said that The United Nations is ready to increase its activities in Venezuela in the areas of humanitarian assistance and development. However, for this, the United Nations needs the consent and the cooperation of the Government.

Source: VOV5

UN recognizes government of Maduro

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has rejected an aid request by Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido, stressing that the body only cooperates with the country's recognized government led by President Nicolas Maduro.

Stephane Dujarric, a spokesman for Guterres, conveyed the secretary general's reply to the aid request in a public press briefing on Thursday.

Mr Dujarric said that The United Nations is ready to increase its activities in Venezuela in the areas of humanitarian assistance and development. However, for this, the United Nations needs the consent and the cooperation of the Government.

Source: VOV5