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Trump on the Day of independence of Venezuela has promised to fight socialism

The US President Donald trump said Sunday on the occasion of the independence Day of Venezuela that the United States will continue to "fight socialism" and traditionally criticized the country's authorities led by President Nicolas Maduro.

"The Venezuelan people are suffering under the yoke of the illegitimate and tyrannical regime that intends to destroy democratic institutions, to violate human rights, engage in open corruption and exploit the worst economic and humanitarian crisis in recent history. But the US has high hopes for the people of Venezuela," - said in a written statement, trump, which was distributed by the White house. He expressed the hope that Venezuela "will reach true independence".

"My administration will always resist socialism," assured trump. He had previously made statements about the fight against socialism and in connection with the internal policy of the United States.

In Venezuela, 21 January 2019, the mass protests against President Nicolas Maduro shortly after the oath of office. The head of the National Assembly, controlled by the opposition, Juan Guido 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.