Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Rabaute: Maxim Shemetov / Reuters
Russia called on other countries to abandon military invasion of Venezuela. This was announced by Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Ryabkov, RIA Novosti reported.
“Russia insists that those who have ideas, plans, ideas, any assumption that such intervention be appropriate for this policy and responsible government officials refused them,” — said Ryabkov.
The politician said that in the past illegal interference in the internal Affairs of States has often led to bloodshed. He urged to avoid this scenario in Venezuela.
Earlier, foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the United States openly trying to overthrow the legitimate government in Venezuela, in flagrant violation of international law.
28 January in Moscow has denied the information that Russia ensured the safety of the elected President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro, as well as data about the transfer to the Republic of 400 fighters from Russia.
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 in the situation in the Republic. He also urged to resolve the issue peacefully.
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