The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, said this Tuesday that he has convened for this October 26 at 11 am at the Miraflores Palace, to the Defense Council of the Nation, to assess the actions of coup d’ etat which some destabilizing sectors of the right wing aim to promote.
He emphasized that are being convened: Tibisay Lucena, president of the National Electoral Council (CNE); the Attorney General of the Republic, Luisa Ortega Diaz; the Ombudsman, Tarek William Saab; and the Comptroller General of the Republic, Manuel Galindo Ballesteros.
Are also being called the President of the Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ), Judge Gladys Maria Gutierrez, and the President of the National Assembly (AN), Henry Ramos Allup.
The Head of State, addressed the deputy of the Acción Democratica party (Ramos Allup) and urged him to come forward at the White Palace (Government’s Seat). «Ramos Allup: give face, come here, You will be treated with decency and humanity, here I will wait for you at 11 am, to shake your hand and dialogue in front of all branches of the Government».
Thus it gets activated Article 323 of the Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic, which dictates that: «The Council of National Defense is the highest consultative organ of the Public Power for planning and advising in matters related to the integral defense of the nation, its sovereignty and integrity of its geographical space. To that end, it also corresponds to it to establish the strategic concept of the Nation. Chaired by the President of the Republic, it is also comprised by the Executive Vice President, the President of the National Assembly, the President of the Supreme Court of Justice, the President of the Republican Moral Council and the Ministers of the sectors of defense, internal security, foreign affairs and planning, and others whose participation should be considered.»