Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has given the European Union’s ambassador in Caracas 72 hours to go away the nation.
Maduro’s order on Monday got here not lengthy after the EU slapped sanctions on officers near the socialist chief.
Maduro was additionally apparently angered EU leaders backed Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president.
Maduro stated the European Union is bending to whims of U.S President Donald Trump, who just like the EU assist a democratic transition in Venezuela that doesn’t embrace Maduro.
Despite dozens of nations backing Guaido as Venezuela’s chief, Maduro stays in cost with management over the army and worldwide assist from allies together with China, Russia, Iran and Cuba.
The European Union’s sanctions on dozens of Venezuelans additionally features a journey ban and it freezes belongings.