Head of Venezuela’s Super Assembly Vows to Target Opponents — “Don’t think we’re going to wait weeks, months or years. Tomorrow we start to act.”

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CARACAS, Venezuela — The head of Venezuela’s newly installed constitutional assembly pledged to move quickly against President Nicolas Maduro’s political opponents, beginning as early as the all-powerful body’s second meeting on Saturday.

Former Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez’s nomination as leader was unanimously approved by the assembly’s 545 delegates in Friday’s session, which was held despite strong criticism from Washington and Venezuela’s opposition, which fear the body will be a tool for imposing dictatorship. Supporters say it will pacify a country rocked by violent protests.

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Former Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez

The assembly was scheduled to meet again Saturday, and Rodriguez said it would be taking action against the socialist government’s opponents.

“Don’t think we’re going to wait weeks, months or years,” she said on Friday. “Tomorrow we start to act. The violent fascists, those who wage economic war on the people…

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