World News: 10:39 GMT Friday 12th July 2019. [Yahoo Green News Feed via SPi World News]
Greece will follow the European Union's line and recognize Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, in an about-face after the new conservative government took power. 'The government of the Hellenic Republic warmly supports the EU's efforts ... aimed at reaching a peaceful, democratic solution to the crisis for the benefit of the Venezuelan people,' the ministry said. Greece's previous leftist-led government had refrained from recognizing Guaido, who in January proclaimed a rival presidency in Venezuela until a new election could be held, in a challenge to president Nicolas Maduro.
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