Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has vowed on Friday to carry out some significant changes into the government’s working, during delivering a speech at the presidential palace in Caracas.
According to Sputnik news reports, in his speech, Maduro said, “Soon, I will announce new powerful changes in ways of the national government’s work.” However, the president did not specify about what changes he was talking about and will implement, but he also called on the government minister to go to the streets and “rule together with the people”.
In the wake of the largest blackout in the country, for which Maduro blamed the United States, he announced the creation and the launch of a new structure as a part of the armed forces tasked with the protection key infrastructure.
“I would like to inform you about the creation and launch of the new structure to protect the strategically important key infrastructure of Venezuela”, Maduro said.
Maduro further noted that the “cyber attack against the Venezuelan electric energy system was a terror act by the US government against the Venezuelan people”.
Maduro claimed, “Venezuelans have defeated this terror attack and we are now preparing to move forward.”
The Venezuelan authorities have accused the United States of waging a cyber attack against the hydroelectric power plant in the country, the claim denied by Washington.