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Venezuela: Guaido claims security personnel threated by armed bikers

2 27.06.2019 Инфо

W/S Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido arrives at Annual Conindustria event, Caracas
M/S Audience
SOT, Juan Guaido, Opposition leader (Spanish): "A group of bikers, dressed as civilians, carrying rifles, intercepted part of our support (security) team. Illegally, they intercepted them and threatened to take them to the DGCIM [General Directorate of Military Counterintelligence], Boleita headquarters. That's what they said initially. They did not identify themselves at any time, they did not identify with anybody. We assume it was the DGCIM because they said they were going to move us there."
W/S Press conference
SOT, Juan Guaido, Opposition leader (Spanish): "The [Russian] embassy says that they are withdrawing technical military personnel from Venezuelan soil and sending it back to Russia. We have said it over and over again: including the creditors and lenders of the regime, Maduro does not have friends today. Maduro does not have allies. Nobody likes Maduro today. No one even wants to take pictures with him."
W/S Presser ends
W/S Guaido in crowd
M/S Guaido poses for photo
W/S Annual Conindustria conference
M/S Photographer taking pictrues of Guaido
SCRIPT
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido claimed his security personnel had been intercepted by a group of armed bikers who threatened to take them to the Venezuelan military counterintelligence headquarters, during a press conference at Metropolitan University, east of Caracas on Wednesday.
"A group of bikers, dressed as civilians, carrying rifles, intercepted part of our support (security) team," Guaido said, speaking before Conindustria, an annual conference of industrialists. He added that they "threatened to take them to the DGCIM [General Directorate of Military Counterintelligence], Boleita headquarters."
Guaido went on to say, "They did not identify themselves at any time, they did not identify with any body. We assume it was the DGCIM because they said they were going to move us there."
In response to the news that the Russian embassy will be removing its military technical staff from their embassy in Venezuela, Guaido said, "Maduro does not have friends today. Maduro does not have allies. Nobody likes Maduro today. No one even wants to take pictures with him."
Venezuela has been in political crisis since January 23, when Guaido declared himself president in a move now recognized by over 50 countries including the United States the European Union.