Countries around the world have publicly joined the United States in recognizing Juan Guaidó — the president of Venezuela’s National Assembly — as the interim president of Venezuela.
Venezuelans took to the streets January 23 to protest the corruption and mismanagement of Nicolás Maduro’s regime. His policies have sparked hyperinflation, food shortages and a public health crisis.
What follows is a selection of statements from government leaders around the world who used their official Twitter accounts to announce their support for Guaidó as Venezuela’s rightful head of state.
Other nations recognizing Guaidó as interim president include Chile, Argentina, Honduras, Guatemala, Ecuador, Panama, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Bahamas and Albania.