President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro announced that he will seek re-election in the upcoming presidential elections, on Sunday in Caracas. Thousands of supporters of Maduro marched through the streets of Caracas to support the Venezuelan president's candidacy. The protesters carried flags of Venezuela, red shirts of the government party and photos of Maduro, and marched to the Government Palace... Еще. «I am already ready to be the presidential candidate of the patriotic, revolutionary, Bolivarian and Chavist forces of Venezuela», said Maduro amid cheers and applause from the crowd. The march involved retired military personnel who participated in the coup d'etat of February 4, 1992, against sitting President Carlos Andrés Pérez, led by Bolivarian leader Hugo Chavez. The exact date of the Venezuelan elections will be announced by the National Electoral Board (CNE) on Monday, announced Maduro earlier in the day.