Various sources stated that Colombia “forced” Venezuelan dissident Juan Guaido to leave its territory hours after his arrival in the country where he was scheduled to participate in an international conference on Venezuela. Colombian authorities stated that Guaido was “taken to El Dorado Airport” in Bogota after she reported “improper entry”. An opposition source said Guaido had taken a commercial flight to the United States.
Various sources reported that exhibitions Venezuelan Juan Guaidó He was “forced” on Monday evening to leave Colombia, a few hours after announcing his arrival in this country to participate in an international conference on Venezuela.
An opposition source, who asked not to be named, said Bogota had “forced” Guaidó to leave, adding that the opposition was now on a “commercial flight” heading to United Statewithout giving any additional details.
The Colombian authorities, who spoke of “improper entry” into their territory, confirmed that Guaidó was “taken to El Dorado Airport (Bogta),” according to a statement published Monday evening.
On the initiative of Colombian President Gustavo Petro, about 20 countries, including the United States and France, will meet Tuesday in Bogota in an attempt to revive the negotiations that began in Mexico in August 2021, but were suspended since last November. But neither the opposition nor the authorities in Venezuela were invited to participate.
“I just arrived in Colombia, like millions of Venezuelans before me, Serra,” Guaido wrote on social media, referring to the seven million Venezuelans who fled their country due to the economic and political crises.
Guaido did not say how he crossed the border, but it facilitates passage to Cucuta in northeastern Colombia, which lies on Venezuela’s western border.
The opposition is officially prohibited from leaving Venezuela and is subject to several judicial procedures in his country, one of which is on charges of “treason”.
France 24 / AFP