Funds withheld in Portugal were financing paramilitary groups in Venezuela

Juan Guaidó spoke at the Estoril Conferences through video conference

The president of the Venezuelan parliament, the opponent Juan Guaidó, denounced that there are funds retained in banks of Portugal and Spain that the Government of the country used to finance paramilitary groups and repression

Without referring to the banking entities involved or the values "protected" in the Iberian Peninsula, the self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela said that "with these funds, the regime financed paramilitary and collective groups (armed motorcyclists affected by the regime) who perpetrated repression".

Guaidó spoke at the Estoril Global Conferences forum, which began this Monday in Cascais, starting the intervention by video conference with a "thank you" in Portuguese, for "the opportunity to talk about the crisis in Venezuela", which in the last six years contracted 60%.

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