Juan Guaido, president of the National Assembly of Venezuela, has been recognised by Australia - along with the US and Canada and other South American nations - as the new leader of the country. Photo: Bloomberg

Australia joins US, Canada in recognising Guaido as Venezuela’s president – but China still backs Maduro

  • Statement from the country’s foreign minister follows a threat from European leaders on Sunday to recognise the opposition lawmaker as well, unless President Nicolas Maduro calls an election
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Juan Guaido, president of the National Assembly of Venezuela, has been recognised by Australia - along with the US and Canada and other South American nations - as the new leader of the country. Photo: Bloomberg
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