Brazil to set up aid center on Venezuelan border: opposition envoy

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – The Brazilian authorities will arrange a set middle for humanitarian support for Venezuela within the northern border metropolis of Boa Vista throughout the subsequent few days, the Venezuelan opposition’s envoy to Brasilia stated on Tuesday.

Maria Teresa Belandria, who has been acknowledged as Venezuela’s ambassador by the Brazilian authorities, stated she is going to meet with Brazil’s protection minister on Wednesday to speak logistics for getting support from the USA, Brazil and probably Canada to Boa Vista.

Nevertheless, she stated no army personnel can be concerned in taking the help over border into Venezuela, solely Venezuelan residents, if and when meals and medical provides are taken throughout.

She referred to as on the Venezuelan armed forces supporting the nation’s leftist President Nicolas Maduro to let within the support, which the opposition plans to ship to the border on the identical day from Colombia, Brazil and the Caribbean.

“I name on the Nationwide Guard, the Military, Air Pressure and Navy to permit the humanitarian support into the nation. The Venezuelan folks want it, even households of the army,” she informed reporters as she led a small anti-Maduro protest in Brasilia.

Most Western counties have acknowledged opposition chief Juan Guaidó as Venezuela’s president. His supporters deliberate rallies throughout Venezuela on Tuesday to demand that Maduro settle for the worldwide support.

(Reporting by Anthony Boadle and Lisandra Paraguassú; Modifying by Dan Grebler)

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