Peskov: Putin and Maduro have not discussed the provision of financial or military assistance to Venezuela
MOSCOW, January 25. /TASS/ — the Phone conversation between the two leaders was held on January 24.
The issue of possible financial or military support to Venezuela during a telephone conversation of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro was not discussed. This was stated press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.
“No,” — said the representative of the Kremlin, answering a corresponding question of journalists.
A telephone conversation the two leaders took place on the evening of 24 January. As reported a press-service of the Kremlin, Putin expressed support for the legitimate authorities of Venezuela “in terms provoked from the outside of the worsening political crisis.”
He stressed that “destructive external intervention flagrantly violating fundamental norms of international law.”
The Russian leader pointed out that finding solutions is “within the constitutional framework” and to overcome the divisions in Venezuelan society is possible only through peaceful dialogue.
In turn, the Venezuelan President gave his assessment of the dangerous developments in the country in recent days and thanked Putin for the principled position of the Russian Federation.
Leaders confirmed mutual intention to continue the Russian-Venezuelan cooperation in various fields.
- “Crippled giant”: hurl if Venezuela crude oil market
- “Any recognition of the self-proclaimed President of Venezuela is not out of the question”
- “This is not the first attempt of the opposition to put the regime on its knees”