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Mélenchon castigates the French ambassador in Caracas who “shames France” – RT in French
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Mélenchon castigates the French ambassador in Caracas who “shames France” – RT in French
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The leader of the rebels and presidential candidate denounced the position of the French ambassador in Caracas who renews his support for the opposition of Juan Guaido. A “shame” for France, according to Jean-Luc Mélenchon.

Jean-Luc Mélenchon blasted on December 1 the French ambassador to Venezuela, Romain Nadal, openly sided with the opponent Juan Guaido, colt from Washington.

In Venezuela, to be displayed with 7 stars is to be openly in favor of the opposition

It’s a tweet of the ambassador appearing, on a press cartoon, with a Venezuelan flag of the opposition which made the leader of La France rebellious jump. On November 27, Romain Nadal wrote: “Among the many points in common between Venezuela and France, we share a passion for press cartoons, an art of freedom and creativity on a daily basis, fundamental to freedom of expression. . ” To this message, the French envoy attached a caricature representing him, wearing a badge of a Venezuelan flag with seven stars, instead of eight for the official flag.

“The French ambassador in Caracas shames France with this image of him disguised as an antichavist and false flag of Venezuela,” said Jean-Luc Mélenchon on Twitter. “The French embassy does not have to be a local of the extreme right”, continues the presidential candidate on Twitter.

The official flag of Venezuela with eight stars was established in 2006 by Hugo Chavez, former president of Venezuela (died in 2013) and predecessor of Nicolas Maduro, symbolizing the participation of the province of Guyana in the independence of Venezuela, in the same way. than the other 7 provinces. “Part of the opposition, the extreme right wing which has organized repeated coups and supported sanctions against its own country, headed by Juan Guaido, refuses this flag and continues to display the old flag with 7 stars, denounced France rebellious to AFP. “In Venezuela, to display yourself with 7 stars is to show yourself openly in favor of the opposition,” he added from the same source.

Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who supports the left-wing Venezuelan government, regrets that “once again, the ambassador shows his support for the far-right opposition, after having already openly displayed himself with Juan Guaido during the operations destabilization he was leading against the country ”, explains La France insoumise, which notes that“ France, since President Chirac, has always recognized and used the eight-star flag in its official ceremonies ”. “In respect of the sovereignty and independence of Venezuela, an ambassador does not have to show his support for any party in the political life of the country”, adds LFI.

In February 2020, Romain Nadal was accused by the government of Venezuela of interfering in the country’s internal affairs after the diplomat received opposition leader Juan Guaido on his return from a tour.

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