The World Peace Council (WPC) condemns in the strongest way the attempt of armed mercenaries to incur by sea, on 3rd May 2020 into Venezuela. This new act of aggression constitutes one more violation of the integrity and sovereignty of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. It reflects the goals and actions of US and EU imperialism and their partners in the region, namely the Colombian oligarchy and the reactionary forces.
In the name of the Committee for International Solidarity and the Struggle for Peace
(COSI-Venezuela), we express our firm rejection of the events today in Venezuela, in
which a group of mercenaries, trained and protected by the Colombian government and
with the total support of US and European imperialism, attempted to enter Venezuelan
territory by sea.
Thanks to the swift action of the security institutions of the Venezuelan State, the
Bolivarian Militia and the patriotic and antiimperialist consciousness of the entire people,
En nombre del Comité de Solidaridad Internacional y lucha por la Paz (COSIVenezuela),
expresamos nuestro firme rechazo a los hechos ocurridos el día de hoy en
Venezuela, donde un grupo de mercenarios, entrenados y protegidos por el gobierno
colombiano, y con total apoyo por parte del imperialismo estadounidense y europeo
han intentado ingresar al territorio venezolano, por vía marítima.
Gracias a la pronta acción de las instituciones de seguridad del estado venezolano, la
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