The PP MPs Dolors Montserrat and Leopoldo López Gil dismissed the consequences contained in the UN report describing crimes against humanity in Venezuela as “inadmissible facts” and called on the EU High Representative for Foreign Policy, Josep Borrell. denouncing the situation and reconsidering whether the December elections will have the minimum guarantees.
In a parliamentary question, the leaders of the PP point out that the UN revelations make it impossible to organize an election in Venezuela and ask the High Representative to check whether there are “sufficient guarantees” that the elections will be held. Community diplomacy is currently negotiating with Caracas the reforms and requirements that will enable free and fair elections.
“Far from being isolated acts, these crimes were coordinated and committed in accordance with state policy,” warned the two MEPs in their question to the head of European diplomacy.
This report denounces crimes against humanity that have been committed or advocated by the Venezuelan government under a pattern that extends to the President himself, Nicolás Maduro, and on which the intervention of the International Criminal Court (ICC) could be sought . The work of the United Nations speaks of practices such as extrajudicial executions, enforced disappearances, arbitrary detention and torture.