“It’s pretty solid law. The executive branch chooses who it recognized as the legitimate government and courts don’t enter into the realm of foreign policy,” said Russ Dallen, legal and financial analysts with Caracas Capital Markets, a New York-based research analysis firm focused on Venezuelan capital markets.

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