Spain, France, Sweden and the UK, recognized Guaido as Venezuela's interim president.

MojNews-Spain on Monday recognized Venezuela’s opposition chief Juan Guaido as interim president after President Nicolas Maduro defiantly rejected an ultimatum by European countries to call snap elections.

France, Sweden and the UK also recognized Guaido as nation's interim president.

“The Spanish government announces that it officially recognizes Venezuela’s National Assembly president, Mr. Guaido Marquez, as acting president of Venezuela,” Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez told reporters, calling on Guaido to call elections quickly.