May 20, 2019 / 8:12 PM / a month ago

Venezuela's Maduro proposes early elections for opposition-run congress

CARACAS, May 20 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday proposed early elections for the National Assembly, which is run by the opposition.

The opposition won a majority in the legislative body in a late 2015 vote, and the next congressional elections are currently scheduled for late 2020.

Reporting by Caracas Newsroom, Luc Cohen; editing by Grant McCool

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