The Secretary of State of the United States (USA), Mike Pompeo, congratulated the Venezuelan citizens for their success during the Popular Consultation on December 12th.
Through a statement, Pompeo highlighted the legitimacy of the democratic process led by the Legitimate Government of President (E) Juan Guaidó.
“The Popular Consultation was an audacious democratic project, a transparent vote was coordinated, both in person and online. Despite all the challenges of living in Venezuela, it was an unprecedented achievement,” he said.
Likewise, the US representative reiterated his support for the National Assembly (AN) legitimately elected in 2015, which continues under the presidency of Guaidó.
“We will continue to recognize the legitimacy of the last democratic institution in that country, the freely elected National Assembly in 2015,” the statement reads.
Likewise, Pompeo emphasized that the US will continue to support the Venezuelan people in their struggle for democracy and prosperity.