The Kremlin reacted to the threat of military intervention in Venezuela


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Military interference in the Venezuelan crisis will have extremely negative consequences, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. It was quoted by RIA Novosti on Tuesday, January 29.

“Here’s some possible reasoning, it is an extremely sensitive substance. And such statements definitely do not contribute to the normalization of the situation in Venezuela and the solution of internal problems of the country”, — said Peskov.

So a Kremlin spokesman responded to a question about plans of Moscow to provide military assistance to the elected President Nicolas Maduro in the event of US military intervention.

Commenting on us sanctions against Venezuelan oil company PDVSA, Sands pointed to the continuing policy of the American authorities ‘ “blatant interference in the internal Affairs of Venezuela”.

He assured that Moscow will protect its interests in case if they are affected by US sanctions against Venezuela.

Earlier Tuesday, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov accused the United States in the overthrow of the government in Venezuela.

The political crisis in the country escalated after the speaker of Parliament of Venezuela Juan Guido proclaimed himself President. This happened on the background of mass protests. Russia supports Maduro.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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