Venezuela announces its withdrawal from the Organization of American States

Venezuela, which is facing a severe political and economic crisis, on Wednesday announced its withdrawal from the Organization of American States (OAS), which has been regularly accused by the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of encouraging “international interference” in Venezuelan affairs.

“We will lodge a complaint with the Organization of American States (OAS) and launch a 24-month mechanism” to get Venezuela out of this Washington-based regional organization, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delis Rodriguez said on television.

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