Russia accused the United States in the overthrow of the government in Venezuela


Sergey Labrutto: Ramil Sitdikov / RIA Novosti

The United States openly trying to overthrow the legitimate government in Venezuela. This statement was made by Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, reports TASS.

“We are dismayed that the United States and its closest allies against Venezuela in flagrant violation of all conceivable international law”, — said the head of Department. He added that the international community could not allow the settlement of the crisis was carried out by unconstitutional means.

28 January in Moscow denied media reports that the Russian side ensured the safety of the elected President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro.

23 January amid mass protests, the speaker of Parliament of Venezuela Juan Guido proclaimed himself President. It is recognized by the US, Canada and several countries in Latin America. Moscow has supported President Nicolas Maduro. Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone conversation with Maduro, which was held on 24 January, called a violation of international law the intervention of other countries into the situation in the Republic. He also urged to resolve the issue peacefully.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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