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Mexico urges Venezuela to democratically elect leadership of national assembly

MEXICO CITY (southafricnews) – Mexico’s foreign ministry on Sunday urged Venezuela to allow the leadership of the National Assembly to be democratically elected in accordance with the constitution.

Venezuela’s socialist government installed a new head of Congress on Sunday after armed troops blocked opposition legislators from entering parliament, in a move condemned by dozens of nations as an assault on democracy.

Reporting by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Dave Graham

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