U.S. Department of State News: Swearing in of Venezuela’s New National Assembly President
WASHINGTON – Jan. 5, 2018 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the following statement:
Today the United States celebrates the swearing-in of the new Executive Board of Venezuela’s National Assembly led by Deputy Juan Guaidó as its President. Chargé d’Affaires James Story attended this important event. The National Assembly is the only legitimate and last remaining democratically elected institution that truly represents the will of the Venezuelan people. This democratic transition is a powerful confirmation of the National Assembly’s unity and commitment to the Venezuelan people above all personal and political concerns.