«This is a mockery of the people and their sovereignty» — Venezuela's Attorney General slams election

The Attorney General of Venezuela, Luisa Ortega Diaz, denounced Sunday's National Constituent Assembly elections puts «All political rights are in danger», during an address to press in in Caracas, on Monday. The Prosecutor questioned the scrutiny of last Sunday's elections, stating «How much was it? Eight million? Who audits that? It could have been more. Surely, I am absolutely sure, that it... Еще is not so.» Allies of the Socialist Party won all 545 seats of Maduro's new Constituent Assembly, which will have the power to draft a new constitution, and dissolve state institutions. The voting was marred by countrywide protests and clashes in which at least ten died. The president of the National Electoral Council Tibisay Lucena announced that over 8 million voted in the election, however the opposition have placed estimates at around a 2.5 million turn out and called for further protests on Monday.

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