Washington D.C., Feb. 11 -- : Washington on Sunday (local time) presented a draft resolution on the ongoing political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, calling for international aid deliveries and early presidential elections, to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

The US draft resolution also stressed on a "deep concern with the violence and excessive use of force by Venezuelan security forces against unarmed, peaceful protesters", Al Jazeera reported.

In response to the proposal, Moscow lodged a counter-proposal in the UN alleging that the Donald Trump-led US government has been creating situations to initiate a coup and topple the Nicolas Maduro regime, in power in the South American nation.

The Russian draft further criti...