– No doubt Donald Trump gave the order to kill me, told the Colombian government, the Colombian mafia, to kill me. If something happens to me one day, Donald Trump and Colombian President Ivan Duque will be responsible.
At the same time, Maduro noted that he has a good system of protection. On the specifying question of the journalist, whether the Russian private security guards about whom earlier wrote mass media belong to part of this protection, he declared that has no comments.
– I can’t tell you that. No comment. Not commenting on nothing. I have no comments on this topic.
Maduro also said that the presidential elections will be held not earlier than 2025, and the main motive for the US action, in his opinion, is Venezuelan oil.
Recently, Reuters, citing sources reported that the soldiers of a private military company from Russia flew to Venezuela to protect the country’s President Nicolas Maduro. Official confirmation of this information was not.
Recall, January 23, in Venezuela the opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself the acting President. He wants to hold new elections in the country. Guaido supported by the US President Donald Trump and a number of other countries.
Nicolas Maduro, who recently took up a second presidential term in Venezuela, said about the coup attempt. He blamed the United States and severed diplomatic relations between the two countries. Military of Venezuela did not support Juan Guaido.