In the state Duma discussed the US intervention in the internal politics of Venezuela

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Coordinator of the parliamentary friendship group with Venezuela, the Deputy of the state Duma Mikhail Emelyanov («Fair Russia») condemned the US interference in the internal Affairs of Venezuela, noting that in this country trying to hold the «orange» revolution in opposition to the scenario.

On Sunday, Venezuela held elections for the National constituent Assembly, which is expected to prepare amendments to the Constitution of the country. The convening of this body was announced on the initiative of President Nicolas Maduro. The opposition did not recognize the elections, indicating that the constituent Assembly should be carried out through a referendum. Elections were held in an atmosphere of mass protests that led to casualties. Only for Saturday and Sunday in protests were killed, according to the Deputy Henry Ramos, at least 16 people.

After the Venezuela election of the constituent Assembly, the U.S. imposed sanctions against President Nicolas Maduro for «undermining democracy», all of his assets in US jurisdiction frozen and U.S. citizens are barred from doing business Maduro. The President of the United States described Maduro as a dictator who seized absolute power in the country.

«I think the sanctions on the situation (in Venezuela) will have no effect. But, unfortunately, negatively influences the intervention of the United States, which they exercise in the Affairs of Venezuela,» — said RIA Novosti Emelyanov.

According to him, in Venezuela «organize «orange revolution» opposition scenario that we have seen in the former Soviet Union and in other countries of the world.»

«But it should be noted that the current government (in Venezuela), the so-called chavistas, is very support inside Venezuela, because during the years of Hugo chávez and Maduro for ordinary people, Venezuelans, has done very much, they remember it. And I think that they will protect their power,» — said the Deputy.

He pointed out that the Venezuelan army is also on the side of chavistas, where, according to the Deputy, I understand that the so-called «revolution» which is trying to hold the opposition outside of the national interests of Venezuela.

«I think Russia should be entirely on the side of the current government of Venezuela,» the MP summed up.