"We are in permanent contact with the governments of Spain, France, the United Kingdom and Germany".
British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman, James Slack, said Britain is considering imposing sanctions to help bring about change in Venezuela.
"From today, we will spare no effort in helping all Venezuelans achieve freedom, prosperity and harmony", Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said, urging both fair elections and humanitarian aid.
"We are recognizing and supporting the right of the people of Venezuela to enjoy democracy", Freeland said after the protesters were escorted from the room. Guaido is an opposition leader who's the head of Venezuela's legislature.
Two opposition rivals with a good chance of winning were barred from standing, while food handouts and other subsidies to hungry Venezuelans were linked with political support.
"This does not contribute in any way to the peaceful, effective and vital settlement to the crisis, which Venezuelans are enduring and who should, as we believe, pull through it on their own", the Kremlin spokesman noted.
In all, countries that back Guaido as Caracas' new president are Austria, Argentina, Brazil, Britain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Sweden and the United States.
The EU nations had attempted to pressure Mr.
Maduro has rejected all offers of aid, dismissing it as the thin edge of a wedge of U.S. military involvement.
Australia, Canada and Israel are among other countries to recognize him.
Mr. Putin has called Mr. Maduro to relay his support for the regime, and Russian officials reacted angrily to President Trump's suggestion Sunday that USA military action was an option to resolve the crisis.
However, he supported plans for a meeting of Latin American and European Union states in a "Contact Group" meeting in Montevideo next Thursday.
The Government, it said, will "completely revise bilateral relations with those countries from now on".
"I sent a letter to Pope Francis", Maduro toldItaly's SkyTG24 television in an interview broadcast on Monday, with opposition leader Juan Guaido gaining more worldwide support. In the past week, the leader has attended numerous exercises and spoken to soldiers, likely because of the major role the military will play in determining his future.
"The coward government of Spain has made a awful decision in the history of relations between Spain and Venezuela".
Julio Borges, leader of the Primero Justicia Party of Venezuela and Guaido's special envoy, told reporters as he arrived for the Lima Group meeting that European backing of Guaido was "very good news".
He began to exercise authority for the first time this weekend, calling on the army to allow in humanitarian aid to a nation wracked by economic crisis.
"The unity of positions in the modern and most influential foreign powers leaves Maduro isolated and weakened, and it strengthens Guaido's leadership internally", said Luis Vicente Leon, a political analyst and director of the Datanalisis polling agency.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Deputy Head of European Diplomacy Helga Schmid were to participate by videoconference in the debates.
Italy is not alone in opposing recognising Guaido.
"It marks this fight not as a fight of Trump versus Maduro or Latin America versus Maduro but a fight that is of the world against Maduro", said Julio Borges, an exiled opposition politician who has been key in building Guaido's strategy.
And Nissan is part-owned by France's Renault, which could move production to France in future to avoid any post-Brexit EU tariffs. But when the X-Trail investment was initially announced, Nissan said hundreds of jobs would be created at the Sunderland plant.
Responding to Walker's tweet, Pep Guardiola said: "The players tweeting or social media, Instagram, I can not control it". Liverpool could see their five-point advantage over Manchester City cut before they play West Ham on Monday evening.
In 2017, the most recent year that data was available, Venezuela accounted for about 6 percent of USA crude imports. A report from Rystad Energy says that United States oil production is likely to increase in the coming years.
The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club now plans a three-day celebration of the holiday at Gobbler's Knob in the town of Punxsutawney. Phil has a notoriously low record of getting his predictions right with less than 20 percent success in the last few years.
Seventy-two fire fighters attended the scene alongside local police, with the investigation into the crash still ongoing. Video posted on Twitter showed panicked residents running to the house as it became engulfed in flames and dark smoke.
No tax will be deducted on interest earned on bank and post office deposits of up to Rs 40,000 annually, up from Rs 10,000 now . The government's major earnings will come from tax revenue while it will spend the most on devolution to states .
Nissan, which sells more vehicles than Renault, only has a 15% non-voting stake in the French company. Prosecutors have charged Ghosn with falsifying financial reports in under-reporting his compensation.
Astronomers have discovered a galaxy thought to be around 13 billion years old - almost as old as the universe itself. There's no telling just how many other tiny galaxies are hiding behind star clusters just waiting to be found.
He would get after us every day, telling us that the teams they had before at Liverpool were better than we were. Suarez could be handed an immediate debut by Emery during Arsenal's trip to Manchester City on Sunday.
Amazon posted earnings per share of $6.04 on net income of $3 billion, surpassing a projected $5.68 per share. AWS nudged out Amazon's North American e-commerce unit to deliver the most operating income for 2018.
NBA adds Wade, Nowitzki to All-Star player pool
This is D-Wade's farewell season, and being part of the All-Star game for one last time is something that he rightfully deserves. The draft will be broadcasted on Thursday, Feb. 7, where selected all-stars will be drafted by Team LeBron and Team Giannis .
Polar vortex strikes North America
Calling the temperatures "dangerous", Hobart said United was bringing in extra workers and providing heated tents for employees. States of emergency have already been issued for Wisconsin, Illinois and MI with many schools and businesses shut down.