Congress' Speaker: opposition leader's statement is a declaration of war
Via Twitter, Diosdado Cabello stated that Capriles had violated the memory of the Venezuelan Head of State and his supporters.
Monday March 11, 2013 01:11 PM
After opposition leader Henrique Capriles Radonski announced his candidacy to the presidential election and criticized the way the Venezuelan Government managed information concerning President Hugo Chávez's health and death, Congress's Speaker Diosdado Cabello regarded Capriles statements as a "declaration of war."
Via Twitter, Cabello stated that Capriles had violated the memory of the Venezuelan Head of State and his supporters.
Additionally, responding to Capriles' statements, which included criticism of the defense minister, ruling party Deputy Freddy Bernal voiced the Government's strong support for the Armed Forces.
Translated by Jhean Cabrera
Following a wave of nationalizations carried out by the late President Hugo Chavez between 2007 and 2012, Venezuela has become the second most frequent respondent to investment treaty arbitration in the world (38 cases in total), after Argentina.