The US has urged Maduro to convey the power to Guido

The United States calls upon Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to transfer power to the head of the National Assembly Juan Guido. This is stated in the statement of the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, published on the website of the state Department.

“We urge Maduro to resign in favor of the legitimate leader… The United States supports President Guido at the time, as it forms the transitional government and headed by Venezuela, while the country is preparing for free and fair elections,” — said in a statement.

Earlier, Trump officially recognized, Guido the acting President of the country.