Through a statement released on Twitter, the TSJ in exile warned the parliamentarians of the National Assembly (AN) elected in 2015 that “trying to replace the presidential figure with a parliamentary form of government violates the Constitution and would put the protection at risk of the assets” that the country has abroad and that are controlled by the interim, currently led by Juan Guaidó
The Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) in exile ordered to maintain the interim government led by Juan Guaidó since 2019. The instance reminded the deputies elected in 2015 that the figure of the presidency in charge cannot be eliminated as the fractions that have make up Parliament.
In a release Disseminated on its social networks, the TSJ in exile warned that “trying to replace the person of the president should not imply the elimination of the institution of the interim presidency.” He stressed that designating or ratifying this position corresponds to the Parliament elected in 2015 and must fall on the person that the deputies choose to lead this Chamber, also parallel.
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The position established by the TSJ in exile arises after on December 21 the majority of opponents who supported Guaidó’s self-proclamation as president in charge of Venezuela advanced their intention to modify the transition statute with the aim of eliminating the figure of the interim presidency.
On December 22, 72 of the 112 deputies voted in favor of the elimination of the interim, a decision that had to be ratified this Thursday, December 29, but Guaidó suspended the call.
In its statement, the opposition TSJ warned parliamentarians that “trying to replace the presidential figure with a parliamentary form of government violates the Constitution and would put at risk the protection of assets” that the country has abroad and that are controlled by the government. interim.
Seeking the replacement of the person of the President should not imply the elimination of the institution of the interim Presidency. pronunciation: pic.twitter.com/TH9p54nHDm
– TSJ_Legitimo (@TSJ_Legitimo) December 29, 2022
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