A general view of the hemicycle during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, 31 January 2019. The parliament voted for the official recognition of the President of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Venezuela and self-proclaimed interim President of the country Juan Guaido as president of Venezuela. Photo: EPA-EFE/STEPHANIE LECOCQ

EU parliament recognises Guaido as Venezuelan interim president

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A general view of the hemicycle during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, 31 January 2019. The parliament voted for the official recognition of the President of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Venezuela and self-proclaimed interim President of the country Juan Guaido as president of Venezuela. Photo: EPA-EFE/STEPHANIE LECOCQ
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