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News ID: 43711
Publish Date: 11:34 - 18 September 2019
TEHRAN, Sept 18 -Venezuela has released the deputy of opposition figure Juan Guaido, four months after he was arrested on treason charges for supporting a failed coup against the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela releases Guaido’s deputy after agreement with oppositionTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)_The Venezuelan Supreme Court said in a statement on Tuesday that a court in the capital, Caracas, had ordered the “immediate freedom” of Vice-President of the National Assembly Edgar Zambrano “following partial agreements reached by the Venezuelan government and sectors of the national opposition.”

Zambrano’s case, however, remains open and he would need to report to a judge every 30 days and would be barred from leaving the country, it added.

Authorities arrested Zambrano back in May as part of a move to bring to justice accomplices to the failed coup attempt led by Guaido, who declared himself “interim president” of the country in January.

Zambrano’s release came a day after Maduro’s government reached a deal with a number of opposition figures, who broke ranks with Guaido.

The Venezuelan Supreme Court said in a statement on Tuesday that a court in the capital, Caracas, had ordered the “immediate freedom” of Vice-President of the National Assembly Edgar Zambrano “following partial agreements reached by the Venezuelan government and sectors of the national opposition.”

Zambrano’s case, however, remains open and he would need to report to a judge every 30 days and would be barred from leaving the country, it added.

Authorities arrested Zambrano back in May as part of a move to bring to justice accomplices to the failed coup attempt led by Guaido, who declared himself “interim president” of the country in January.

Zambrano’s release came a day after Maduro’s government reached a deal with a number of opposition figures, who broke ranks with Guaido.

source:presstv

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