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Constituent Assembly Will Enhance Democracy in Venezuela, Elias Jaua

In an interview with the channel Venezuela de Television, Jaua stressed that the decision adopted by President Nicolas Maduro will help solve great differences

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Jaua stressed that the Constituent Assembly will strengthen the exercise of Popular Power. (Photo taken from PL)

The Constituent National Assembly is the ideal mechanism to solve differences in Venezuela, strengthen democracvy and neutralize violence as political tool, affirmed today Bolivarian leader Elias Jaua.

In an interview this Tuesday with the channel Venezuela de Television, Jaua stressed that the decision adopted by President Nicolas Maduro will help solve great differences inside society and the confrontations in the institutional field.

The also president of the Presidential Commission for the creation of new protagonists in the democratic and participatory field that has marked the country in the last 18 years.

In particular he mentioned the communes, the community councils, the workers’ councils, among others, who will be represented in the Assembly.

Jaua stressed that the Constituent Assembly will strtengthen the exercise of Popular Power abnd also proposes to protect the social instruments that sderve the Venezuelan population, as the social missions.

He recalled that many of those missions ‘are the legacy of Chavez and we saw how the first actions of the counter-revolutionary majority in the National Assembly (in 2016) was to attempt privatize and distort the Great Housing Mission Venezuela’.

The also Venezuelan minister of Education recalled the right attempted to ‘expropriate and put in the claws of the national and international financial system millions of apartments built by the Revolution to later be seized by the systems of the real estate bubble, and that also must be protected’.

He also indicated this democratic mechanism looks to strengthen the Venezuelan State in face of the actions of opposition sectors that keep confrontation against the Bolivarian government through violence, which in almost one month has left a balance of 29 dead.

Jaua underlined that ‘before political events the country is living, where opposition sectors refuse to talk with the Executive and bet to créate a climate of ungovernability, the Constituent Assembly is also the possibility for the Venezuelan people to maintain a dialogue about its future as a nation’.

 

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