The commander-in-chief of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) and president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, asked the people «nerves of steel, calm and confidence in our forces and maximum military mobilization», in the face of the destabilizing pretensions conspiring from the United States. The Venezuelan President, warned that these plans seek to divide the Armed Forces and in turn divide the country «This coup is prepared, planned, sent and financed from Washington, a coup d’etat in the air, ghostly», he reiterated. «As Commander-in-Chief I am at the forefront and will continue to lead this battle and count on the absolute loyalty, discipline and constitutional subordination of you, soldiers of my country, I count on you and you count on me», President Nicolás Maduro said at the preparatory acts for the military exercises «Soberanía 2019». The Dignitary assured that «imperialism will fail», referring to the methods of the United States, against Venezuela, because the US security adviser John Bolton intentionally let us see a brief, which clearly reads «5,000 troops to Colombia «, a note described by the Venezuelan leader as «child psychological war». «The victory is ours, the victory belongs to us», said the Constitutional President and Commander in Chief of the FANB, Nicolás Maduro Moros.