Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy addresses a joint news conference with Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat after holding talks on Brexit in Valletta, Malta, March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi
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Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned Friday that democracy could break down in Venezuela, joining other international leaders in condemning the country's Supreme Court seizing power from the opposition-led legislature.Widely branded a coup, the court's move tightened socialist President Nicolas Maduro's grip after more than a year in which he has been locked in a political struggle with the center-right opposition.In a decision announced late Wednesday, Venezuela's Supreme Court -- whose judges have staunchly backed Maduro -- said it would directly assume parliamentary powers, accusing the National Assembly of being in contempt of court.
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