Member countries of the regional body said that last week’s Supreme Court ruling nullifying the opposition-controlled Congress was “incompatible with democratic practice.”
That Venezuelan court ruling was overturned after three days following strong international and domestic criticism.
The Organization of American States pledged in a statement to continue making diplomatic efforts to address the situation in the economically embattled South American country.
“There is no denying that there has been an alteration of the constitutional order,” said OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro.
The resolution was adopted after a chaotic session that saw Venezuela’s ambassador, Samuel Moncada, leave in protest.
President Nicolas Maduro sharply criticized the Washington-based OAS, saying it “intends to become an inquisition that persecutes Venezuela.” …