Jailed Venezuela opponent says Maduro's exit should be priority

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech during a military parade in Caracas on December 12, 2015Ousting President Nicolas Maduro should be a priority of Venezuela’s new legislature that meets in January, jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez said in an interview out Sunday. Lopez told the daily El Nacional that Maduro must be removed before his term formally ends in 2019. Opposition candidates won a resounding two-thirds majority in the December 6 elections for the National Assembly, ending 16 years of leftist pro-government majority.

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