BOGOTA, April 22. /TASS/. Diplomatic representatives of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido will gather in Colombia's capital Bogota on April 27 for talks with Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo.
"On Saturday Juan Guaido's ambassadors will meet in Colombia, and I will have the honor the open the meeting," Trujillo told a press conference on Monday.
He added that establishing a diplomatic blockade on Nicolas Maduro's government is proceeding very swiftly.
On January 23 Venezuelan National Assembly Speaker Juan Guaido proclaimed himself as the country's acting president. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has described it as a coup attempt and announced severing diplomatic relations with the United States. On January 28 the US imposed sancitons on Venezuela's state-owned PDVSA oil company.
Guaido was recognized as interim president by the Lima Group countries (except for Mexico), as well as by Albania, Georgia, the United States, and the Organization of American States. Several EU countries came forward with support for the Venezuelan parliament and expressed hope for new elections to resolve the crisis. Maduro was supported by Russia, Bolivia, Iran, Cuba, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Turkey. Belarus and China called for resolving all issues by peaceful means and spoke against any interference from the outside. The UN secretary general called for dialogue to resolve the crisis.