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Venezuela: Maduro tells Armed Forces to show what they are made of01:31

Venezuela: Maduro tells Armed Forces to show what they are made of

Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of, Caracas
May 2, 2019 at 17:06 GMT +00:00 · Published

The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, visited the military base of Fuerte Tiuna in Caracas and gave a speech to the military there as footage taken on Thursday show.

Maduro was seen exhorting the Bolivarian National Armes Forces to show themselves, united, cohesive and subordinated to constitutional command in the light of recent protests and so called coup attempt on Monday.

"The Bolivarian National Armed Forces have to be shown to the people united, cohesive, increasingly united, increasingly cohesive, increasingly disciplined, subordinated to the constitutional command, increasingly obedient to the principles and values. They have to be shown to the people and before the world as national armed forces of peace, democracy, constitutionalism, Bolivarian, and as you said general, shown as Bolivarian National Armed Forces increasingly socialist, increasingly anti-imperialism," he said.

Venezuela has been in a political crisis since January 23, when

opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself president in a move now recognized by over 50 countries including the United States the European Union.

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The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, visited the military base of Fuerte Tiuna in Caracas and gave a speech to the military there as footage taken on Thursday show.

Maduro was seen exhorting the Bolivarian National Armes Forces to show themselves, united, cohesive and subordinated to constitutional command in the light of recent protests and so called coup attempt on Monday.

"The Bolivarian National Armed Forces have to be shown to the people united, cohesive, increasingly united, increasingly cohesive, increasingly disciplined, subordinated to the constitutional command, increasingly obedient to the principles and values. They have to be shown to the people and before the world as national armed forces of peace, democracy, constitutionalism, Bolivarian, and as you said general, shown as Bolivarian National Armed Forces increasingly socialist, increasingly anti-imperialism," he said.

Venezuela has been in a political crisis since January 23, when

opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself president in a move now recognized by over 50 countries including the United States the European Union.

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