President Nicolás Maduro affirmed that Venezuela is living the first cyber war in the world, directed against the electrical system to destabilize the country and impose a change of regime from the United States.
“Venezuela is living the first war of unconventional dimensions with attacks on public services to impose a change of regime from the U.S.”, in reference to the cyber sabotage of the Simón Bolívar Hydroelectric Plant, in the Guri dam, in the state of Bolívar, and the attacks with electromagnetic pulses against transmission lines, according to Telesur.
“They have come to say in an analysis of 4 or 5 years ago that they could attack the electrical system of a country and leave it disabled, to weaken it within the world dispute over power,” explained the president during a telephone contact with the president of the National Constituent Assembly, Diosdado Cabello, on the television program Con el Mazo Dando.
“This war was decided by Donald Trump, president of the United States against our people. When he says every day that he has all the options on his desk, that was the main option of attack they had,” he emphasized.
The Venezuelan president indicated that he had already begun the 30-day cargo management plan for the recovery of the national electrical system.
“We started this 30-day plan for the recovery of everything destroyed, damaged, burned. The recovery phase with the union of the working class of Guayana, Guri, Corpoelec, Sidor, under the direction of the Executive Vice President,” he said.
President Maduro reiterated that the plan focuses on the recovery and stabilization of the electricity system, while the population remains in resistance.
In addition, he recalled that school activities resumed this Wednesday throughout the country, but “in a sensitive schedule, adapted to the conditions of each educational unit and municipality.
The Venezuelan president asked all the country’s military units to remain on “alert” to the criminal plans being prepared by sectors of the right. “There are things that I cannot say, one day I will tell you.
(Taken from RHC in Spanish)