Henrique Capriles, who up to twice was opposition candidate for the presidency in Venezuela, has returned to the front line of the political scene by force, has firmly set on the path of dialogue and thus distanced himself maximally from the responsible president Juan Guaidó so far a representative of the opposition and for the boycott of the parliamentary elections on December 6th.
In view of the rifts in the opposition, Guaidó has called for unity in recent days, warning that disagreement “only benefits the regime”. The decision by the country’s president, Nicolás Maduro, to pardon 110 people, including numerous imprisoned and accused MPs and opposition politicians, has deepened the distancing.
After that Tuesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced contacts with the government between Capriles and Stalin González, former Vice President of the National Assembly, to ensure the presence of foreign observers, according to Reuters. Guaidó’s provisional “government” came out to make it clear that these talks were not in the name of the opposition.
“We inform the Venezuelans and the international community of our absolute ignorance of the non-consulted negotiations that were conducted in a personal capacity between the regime of Nicolás Maduro and the leaders Henrique Capriles and Stalin González,” he said in a statement, recalling that Turkey an ally of Turkey is Maduro regime “.