RT News - February 4, 2019 (17:00 MSK)

Italy vetos plans for a joint EU statement to recognize Juan Gauido as the new president of Venezuela. The rejection was confirmed to RT by a source inside one of Italy's ruling parties. Donald Trump again stresses that sending troops to Venezuela to support the opposition leader is still a live option. Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro warns of bloody consequences. French president Emmanuel Macron faces a backlash after accusing outside actors of stirring up national unrest. An outcry in Sweden, after security officers remove a heavily pregnant black woman without a valid ticket, from a subway train.