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.
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
Why did Gerardo come to Caracas? One day he took the decision, handed the car keys to his father, gave him his share of the cloth business they both owned in San Cristóbal and kissed his wife and two sons goodbye. "He told us he was going to continue fighting for Venezuela," the wife says. That was in mid-2013. He has been imprisoned since May 8, 2014.