The Kremlin urged Venezuela to be calm


RIA Novosti

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow’s calls for peace and the observance of the legislation in Venezuela, RIA “Novosti”.

So he answered the question about how the Kremlin assess the situation in Venezuela, where on August 3, the opposition plans to hold protest actions after the elections to the constituent Assembly.

“Of course, we advocate that all officially held, in strict accordance with the law. We urge all to remain calm, respect the law,” – said Peskov.

In Venezuela July 30 elections were held for the constituent Assembly, political institution, which will make it possible to change the Constitution.

The election has caused numerous protests. Among the candidates none has presented the opposition of Venezuela.

The national Assembly (Parliament) of Venezuela has officially refused to recognize the results of elections to the constituent Assembly and all legislative acts can be adopted by a new authority.