Venezuelan Ambassador to Iraq Jonathan Velasco acknowledged Saturday that the National Assembly as the only legitimate power in the country and confirmed his support for Huang Guaydo, chairman of parliament.
"The people of Venezuela, I, Jonathan Velasco, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in the Republic of Iraq, on February 2 from the city of Baghdad, declare that AN is the only power of the Republic related to Ethics, Legitimacy and Legality. state, we swear to assert with a firm intention to defend the constitution from 1999 as the mandate of the original constitutional power, which had almost all the support of the Venezuelan population, "the diplomat said through the video.
He also reaffirmed his "duty and responsibility" to support Parliament's head for "constitutional law that is in line with it".
"To support the president of the AH is our duty and constitutional duty, engineer Juan Guido has a constitutional right and duty to take over the presidency of the republic, Mr President, Guido, you are on the right side of history, the people and the constitution. we put them in the service of the state you constitutionally represent and manage, "he said.