Venezuela: President moves to defuse tension after court ruling

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is pushing for a review of the Supreme Court decision that stripped the opposition-controlled parliament of its powers.

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    Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro is pushing for a review of the Supreme Court decision that stripped the opposition-controlled parliament of its powers.

    Maduro has vowed to resolve the controversy that led to protests and regional warnings that the country's democracy is under threat.

    Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Cucuta.


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