August 5, 2015
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday that elites of the United States are developing strategies to demoralize the Venezuelan people and create situations of violence similar to that of 2014, which left 43 people killed and more than 800 injured.
“I have in my hands two documents of Pentagon (headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense) where they design the same strategy to try to fill our country of violence, chaos, death, division, uncertainty and distress,” Maduro said.
He explained that, according to these actions, some right-wing sectors of the country are focusing their interest in the Venezuelan political power and thus would manage to seize the wealth of the nation, “to negotiate them, as they did for two centuries, when they gave the land and wealth of Venezuela to imperial interests.”
There are “two simple documents exposing their strategy and whoever reads them with a little common sense will find that one thing is the commitments and pledges made by the empire to its representatives in Venezuela, and another thing is what they truly want in our homeland,” he added.
In that sense, he explained the aim of this strategy is to weaken Venezuela, destroy institutions, demoralize the people and minimize the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB).
Maduro said that the U.S. government seeks to create scenarios similar to what happened in Libya and Syria, but because of the consciousness of the Venezuelan people and the civic-military union “they have not succeeded nor will they succeed.”
Tribute to the fallen
President Nicolas Maduro also sent a message of support to the families of the FANB officers who died in carrying out their duties; protecting the Venezuelan people during the violent events of 2014.
“I join with my soul to the tribute we must pay every day to those fallen in combat, the martyrs of the FANB, who are martyrs of the homeland, the martyrs who fell defending the people against the conspiracy of the oligarchy and the extreme right guarimbas (violent riots), in 2014.”
Source: Venezuela News Agency