Failed to oust Maduro the Venezuelan opposition leader says no turning back

Even after failing to recruit military Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said Wednesday the protest to oust President Nicolas Maduro will continue amid statement of United Nations for both the sides to show maximum restraint.

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Addressing a rally on the streets of Caracas the leader of opposition who controls National Assembly said, “There’s no turning back.”

Guaido added the latest anti-government demonstrations are irreversible process and vowed to continue every day until freedom is achieved.

Meanwhile, pro-government demonstrations too were seen in the city at the May Day rallies to project strength.

The president has accused protesters of serious crimes saying all those who are involved will be punished.

Tensions in the country are currently at a boiling point amid worst humanitarian crisis in recent memory.

Earlier this year in January Guaido declared himself as the legitimate leader of Venezuela. Since then he has been recognized by more than fifty countries including United States and several Latin American nations.

Guaido added the latest anti-government demonstrations are irreversible process and vowed to continue every day until freedom is achieved.

However, the president has refused to cede power and step down. He still has support of the military.

United States says military action could be possible if necessary, but the country would prefer negotiating a peaceful transition of power.

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