The Supreme Court in Venezuela has ruled that the new National Assembly’s decisions are void unless three banned opposition lawmakers are removed from office.
The development deepens a power struggle over the opposition’s legislative majority.
The country is entering into political turmoil as the newly-emboldened opposition and President Maduro’s socialist government continue to clash.
Monday’s court decision came as the assembly debated a law that would grant an amnesty to jailed opposition leaders who supporters claim are political prisoners.
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