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Brazil says it recognizes Venezuelan opposition leader as president


  • World
  • Saturday, 12 Jan 2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's government on Saturday issued a statement saying it recognized Venezuela's Congressional leader, who opposes President Nicolas Maduro, as the rightful president of Venezuela.

Maduro, who started a second term as president this week, has found himself increasingly isolated as countries around the world have called his continued leadership illegitimate.

   

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