Esteban González Pons y Juan Guaidó

The Vice President of the PPE Group of the European Parliament, Esteban González Pons, has demanded today the president of the Spanish government, Pedro Sánchez, to receive the president of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó.

"If Spain has recognized Venezuela as a country and Spain has recognized Guaidó as president of that country, the president of the government of Spain cannot hide," he said after meeting at the headquarters of the European Parliament in Brussels with Juan Guaidó.

"I am ashamed that the president of the Spanish government does not have the honor to receive as he deserves and with the dignity he deserves to the president of all Venezuelans, so I demand that he rectify and meet with Juan Guaidó," added González Pons, who He has led the PPE Group delegation that has met with Guaidó.

The vice president of the European popular has been excited to be able to embrace Guaidó within the European Parliament, “at the headquarters of European democracy”, after the meeting they held last year in Cúcuta.

During today's meeting, González Pons said, “I have congratulated him on his fight, I have told him that the heart of all Europeans fights with him and I have asked him to never give up, neither he nor the noble Venezuelan people, because what is happening in Venezuela is just a warning of what can happen one day in Europe if we do not take care of democracy ”, to which Guaidó has replied that“ democracy must never be taken for granted, if it is not taken care of, if not it defends itself, it can end up losing ”.

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