The Venezuelan government announced the decision to withdraw from the Organization of American States, accusing the leadership of the OAS meddling in the internal Affairs of the country, where as a result of the riots killed about 30 people, reports the BBC.
The announcement of the OAS was made after the leadership of the Organization of American States, which headquarters is in Washington, voted, that the Ministers of foreign Affairs of the countries members of the OAS met and discussed the crisis in Venezuela.
Venezuela accused the U.S. of attempting to overthrow the government of Nicolas Maduro.
For several months the people of Venezuela are suffering from a severe shortage of food and medicine. Acute economic crisis in the country led to the fact that even the poor segments of the population, traditionally support the current government of the country took to the streets, demanding the resignation of Nicolas Maduro. Protests continued in the country for a few weeks. The clashes between demonstrators and police have already killed about 30 people, dozens of protesters have been arrested. Maduro, successor to the late Hugo Chavez, claims that Venezuelan opposition supported by the US, which wants to obtain the oil riches of the country.