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Dispute over the presidency

Venezuelan National Assembly leader Juan Guaidó formally requests help from the United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) for "strategic and operational planning" against the government of Nicolás Maduro.

Formal request for a meeting is the closest the Guaidó camp has come to requesting US military intervention to help oust Maduro

  1. The Guardian
Venezuela: opposition leader Guaidó asks US military for ‘strategic planning’ help