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yeah that I mean is Whalen president Nicolas Maduro and key military figures on Thursday made a public show of unity after days of unrest Majuro praised the army for its loyalty to the socialist government the , they were not afraid to say no to the traders no to the participants of an attempted coup no one can be scared right yeah , the televised display is meant to reject claims by the United States and the opposition that the armed forces high command was prepared to turn on the president , Venezuela's capital Caracas was racked with chaos this week as anti government protesters clashed with police the violence sparked after opposition leader one why do claims to have the military on his side and called on them to help overthrow Maduro the United States supported the opposition protests and this week claimed Venezuela's defense minister and others had secretly agreed to remove the socialist president they committed to support ousting the Douro and it's time for the rest of the military to to show what their own families believe ought to happen and that's Maduro needs to go yes , but after two days of street clashes the protests appeared to fizzle and on Thursday Maduro appeared flanked on his right by defense minister Vladimir padrino I don't tell you , I don't know the order has been given to the traders to stop them to the coup plotters to reject them and to stop them too and the armed forces United and cohesive under the supreme leadership of the law and constitution he called the addressed a failed coup and blame the United States for fomenting the violence , ical standoff between the government and the opposition appears for now to have settled into a stalemate but in clinging to power Maduro can claim victory at the White House is ambitions foil I'd like to begin by sending our prayers to the people of Venezuela in there right just struggle for freedom , beyond prayers it's unclear what else the US is prepared to do