Argentine military will reinforce its Embassy in Caracas to protect opponents

Argentine military will reinforce its Embassy in Caracas to protect opponents

The Argentine president, Javier Milei, ordered this Wednesday the reinforcement and sending of his country's military to guard the Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela.

The Milei Government received reports from its security attachés in Venezuela of the threats that some people who are in the Argentine diplomatic headquarters have. Precisely, this week the Argentine Foreign Ministry acknowledged that it hosted leaders of the opposition to the president, Nicolás Maduro.

It is known that there are at least six opposition leaders who requested asylum at the headquarters of the Argentine Embassy in Caracas. and who have a relationship with María Corina Machado's team, even part of her press and strategy team are there.

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Since Milei came to power, he showed his rejection of the Maduro Government, even he has responded to him. Recently, the Venezuelan president defined it as “eThe Milei bandit stole the plane from Venezuela. Javier Milei, the hero of the right and of surnames,” he said before the seizure of an aircraft from the Venezuelan state company Conviasa.

According to Reuters, The Presidency of Argentina expressed “its concern about the deterioration of the institutional situation and the acts of harassment and persecution directed against political figures of Venezuela”. “With the support of inviolability enshrined in article 22 of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, of which both nations, Argentina and Venezuela, are signatories, it has welcomed political leaders of the opposition at the Official Residence of the Argentine Embassy in Caracas”.