Venezuelan doctors demand government allow humanitarian aid

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio R-Fla. greets Venezuelan migrants near the Simon Bolivar International Bridge which connects Colombia with Venezuela

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio R-Fla. greets Venezuelan migrants near the Simon Bolivar International Bridge which connects Colombia with Venezuela

Maduro's supporters and far-left radicals in the United States have speculated since Guaidó's inauguration that the US may stage a military intervention in the Latin American country, an option Trump himself has repeatedly maintained remains "on the table".

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro launched what he described as the "most important" military drills in the history on Sunday amid an ongoing political crisis in the South American nation.

Venezuela's self-proclaimed acting president Guaido on Friday refused to rule out the possibility of authorising United States intervention to help force President Nicolas Maduro from power and alleviate a humanitarian crisis.

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A man holds a banner that reads "Thank you worldwide community" near a warehouse where humanitarian aid for Venezuela is being stored near the Tienditas cross-border bridge between Colombia and Venezuela in Cucuta, Colombia, February 8, 2019.

"There are people responsible for this and the regime should know it", Guaido said after attending Sunday mass with his wife and 20-month-old baby. "This is a crime against humanity, men of the armed forces", Juan Guaido said.

Doctors at the demonstration said the food and medicine from the aid could be immediately used to befit their patients.

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"We are a pacifist people as long as no one messes with us, that Donald Trump does not threaten us", Maduro said.

Russia's Foreign Ministry reacted immediately, promising to veto the draft and responding with its own draft resolution, which will be discussed by United Nations experts this week and calls for support of all efforts aiming to achieve reconciliation in Venezuela.

Guaido, the 35 year-old head of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, stunned Venezuela in January by declaring himself interim president after the legislature declared Maduro a "usurper" following his May 2018 reelection in a vote disputed by the opposition and global community.

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Tensions rose when opposition leader Guaido declared himself acting president on January 23, a move which was supported by the US and many European and Latin American countries.

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