Foreign Minister: Venezuela to Hold a Presidential Election in 30 Days

by Colonel on March 5, 2013

“Venezuelans will vote for a new president in 30 days and Vice President Nicolas Maduro will temporarily assume power following the death on Tuesday of Hugo Chavez, the foreign minister said.

“The vice president assumes power as the president, and elections will be held in the next 30 days,” Foreign Minister Elias Jaua said in televised comments.

” — (Reporting by Andrew Cawthorne; Writing by Daniel Wallis; Editing by Eric Walsh), Copyright 2013 Thomson Reuters

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