Nayib Bukele said Saturday that it ordered the Venezuelan diplomatic corps to leave the country in 48 hours, arguing that the decision was in line with its position of not recognizing “the legitimacy” of the government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.
In a statement, President Nayib Bukele recognizes opposition leader Juan Guaidó as president in charge of Venezuela until free elections are held in the South American country.
El Salvador will receive a new Venezuelan diplomatic corps, named by Guaido, the government added. “In the near future, the Salvadoran government awaits the receipt of credentials of the new diplomatic representation of Venezuela,” he added.
And how the US will not congratulate the president of El Salvador for having fully complied with his orders.
But Venezuela is not far behind and …
In accordance with reciprocity principle, Venezuela expels diplomatic personnel from El Salvador in Caracas. Bukele officially assumes the sad pawn role of US foreign policy, giving oxygen to its strategy of aggression against the Venezuelan people.
#COMUNICADO | En apego al principio de reciprocidad, Venezuela expulsa al personal diplomático de El Salvador en Caracas. Bukele asume oficialmente el triste papel de peón de la política exterior de EEUU, al dar oxígeno a su estrategia de agresión contra el pueblo venezolano. pic.twitter.com/rakTcO5DSq
— Jorge Arreaza M (@jaarreaza) November 3, 2019