A group of supporters of Juan guaido, an important member of the Venezuelan opposition, forcibly entered the Venezuelan Embassy in Brazil on the 13th. The Venezuelan government asked Brazil to ensure the security of the embassy, saying it was considering the next step.
Brazilian MP Paul Pimenta confirmed that earlier on the 13th, a group of supporters of guaido tried to forcibly enter the Venezuelan Embassy in Brazil, where there was a violent conflict with the embassy staff, and no serious injuries were reported.
An official of the Venezuelan government, who declined to be named, said the group was about 20. Freddie melgoth, a senior diplomat at the Venezuelan Embassy in Brazil, said in a recording sent to Brazils main opposition Labor Party that those who trespassed were violating Venezuelan territory.
Ivan hill, Vice Foreign Minister of Venezuela, said the Venezuelan government has called the Brazilian government to ensure the security of the embassy. Hill said the government is considering next steps.
Brazil recognizes guaido as interim president. Guaido appointed Theresa bellandia as ambassador to Brazil. According to berendella, embassy officials opened the door for guaido supporters to enter.
Brazils presidential palace issued a statement on the 13th, saying Brazilian security forces are dealing with the confrontation between the two sides, trying to end the dispute peacefully. Liu Xiuling, Xinhua News Agency
Source: editor in charge of Xinhuanet: Wang Xuyu b12062