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African Socialists Show Solidarity With Venezuela, Maduro Against US-backed Coup

  • People in Mali are rallying in solidarity with Venezuela.

    People in Mali are rallying in solidarity with Venezuela. | Photo: teleSUR

Published 30 January 2019

Socialists from Mali, Namibia, and Tanzania came out in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro while rejecting the U.S. interventionism. 

Socialist organizations from two African countries Tanzania and Mali came out in support of Venezuelan government and strongly opposed the intervention of the United States in the South American country.


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“We adopt this stance due to our deep concern of what is going on in Venezuela. Whereas our Comrades therein, devoted to upholding the revolutionary spirit and principles sought and dedicated to the betterment of the welfare of the working people, the ordinary masses, are now under sheer threat and pressure to succumb to the claws of the capitalists and imperialists forces. And on this regard, WE REFUSE TO REMAIN SILENT to such vices and injustices propagated to the people of Venezuela,” the Tanzania Socialist forum said in a statement published Wednesday.

People in Mali also mobilized Wednesday in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

The statement of Tanzania socialist forum recognized “and support Comrade Nicolas Maduro as the LEGAL and LEGITIMATE leader of Venezuela.”

In the video, people in Mali can be seen chanting slogans in favor of Nicolas Maduro.

On Tuesday, the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) also came out with a statement of solidarity with the Venezuelan people.

“We denounce the imperialist threats and interventions, particularly the US, which orchestrate the international reactionary campaign and organize internal reactionary oligarchic forces. We call on the people to oppose the ongoing aggression against the people of Venezuela. We call on the Greek people, the workers and the youth to express anti-imperialist and internationalist solidarity,” the KKE statement read.

People in Namibia also came forward showing their solidarity with the Bolivarian Republic. 

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Juan Guaido, on Jan. 23, illegally declared himself the "interim president" of Venezuela. U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the self-proclaimed president. The same was done by the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, who has instigated attacks against Maduro and his government.

Tanzanian socialists also called on the international community to condemn the U.S. interference in Venezuela's sovereignty.

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