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The White house explained the position of the trump in Venezuela

US President, Donald trump continues to recognize the leader of the Venezuelan opposition of Juan Guido President, said Monday the press Secretary of the White house Keighley Makineni.

Previously, trump said that he didn't like the idea of the recognition of Guido President, adding that he could "live without it", but agreed, since he had no objections. In addition, he said he "would think about the meeting" with the leaders of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro, but now rejected a similar proposal, adding later that the meeting could only be "a peaceful departure" Maduro.

"Nothing has changed. He continues to recognize the Huang Guado leader of Venezuela," said Makineni.

In Venezuela at the beginning of 2019 began mass protests against President Nicolas Maduro shortly after the oath of office. Juan Guido, head of the National Assembly, controlled by the opposition, declared himself interim head of state. A number of Western countries led by the US announced its recognition of Guido. In turn, Maduro called the head of the Parliament a puppet of the US. Russia, China, Turkey and several other countries have supported Maduro as the legitimate President. In Moscow called "presidential status" of Guido non-existent.