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Venezuela: 3 generals are arrested by planning a "coup"

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They are three aviation general, which Nicolas Maduro linked to an alleged "coup attempt"

The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro announced the arrest of three Aviation generals who were about to execute a planned coup against democratic government, explained the president.

"We captured three general aviation to the Air Force sought to raise against the legitimately constituted government. They are the order of the military courts," the president meeting with the foreign ministers of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur).

Catching general was the product of powerful moral of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces, who claimed they were called for a coup, Maduro said, while informing this group of generals "had contact with sectors more violent opposition”.

These general "claimed that this week would be the decisive week" Maduro said, who lamented that the race of these officers remain to be destroyed by "listening to advice from those who want to destroy democracy."

The three generals were delivered "to the orders of military courts," said the president. Maduro did not disclose the names of the generals arrested, belonging to the Bolivarian Military Aviation.

traslation: Belén Zapata