7 months Maduro vows to be ruthless against overthrow try Manilatimes |World
CARACAS: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro warned Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) he would be “ruthless” with the opposition if they attempt a coup d’etat, after his government said it had thwarted a plot to assassinate him. “We would be ruthless in a revolutionary counter-offensive against a attempted fascist coup — ruthless!” an agitated Maduro said in an address broadcast nationwide on radio and television. The claim is the latest in a series by under-pressure Maduro, who is facing popular backlash at home over a failing economy and spiraling inflation, as well as increasing international isolation.Advertisements
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