Guaido rejects Mexico, Uruguay offers to mediateSaturday, February 02, 2019
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaido says he's respectfully declining offers from the presidents of Mexico and Uruguay to negotiate with President Nicolas Maduro.
Guaido yesterday made public a letter that he's sending to both leaders. He urged them to be on the right side of history, saying that remaining neutral in the political struggle aligns them with Maduro.
Guaido declared last week that he's interim president of Venezuela and vowed to topple Maduro's Administration. He's backed by the United States and roughly two dozen nations.
He says his priority is to hold democratic elections.
The United States also rejects offers from Mexico, Uruguay and the Vatican to mediate a dialogue.