Venezuelan vp meets ‘good pal’ Lavrov of Russia

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Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez and Russian Overseas Minister Sergei Lavrov met on Thursday to overview their nations’ strategic alliance and talk about the “complex” worldwide scenario, she stated in a message on Twitter.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has expressed assist for Russian President Vladimir Putin since Moscow launched an invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24.

Primero Justicia holds a placard showing the face of  Russian President Vladimir Putin and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro 

Primero Justicia holds a placard exhibiting the face of  Russian President Vladimir Putin and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro 
(Picture by FEDERICO PARRA/AFP by way of Getty Photos)

The assembly between Rodriguez and Lavrov passed off 5 days after U.S. officers met Maduro and recommended Caracas ship a few of its oil exports to the US as a part of an settlement to ease sanctions towards the OPEC member nation. 

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“We held a meeting with our good friend Sergei Lavrov. We reviewed our bilateral strategic relations and the complex international scenario,” Rodriguez stated.

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“Venezuela reaffirmed the principle of sovereign equality of states as a way to preserve balance for the sake of peace,” she added, with out giving extra particulars. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes arms along with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro
((MAXIM SHEMETOV/AFP/Getty Photos))

Earlier, Sergey Melik-Bagdasarov, Russia’s ambassador to Venezuela, wrote in a Twitter message that the assembly passed off in Antalya, Turkey, and revealed a picture of Rodriguez and Lavrov strolling facet by facet.

He gave no particulars of the assembly, which Venezuelan Overseas Minister Felix Plasencia additionally attended.

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Venezuela’s Ministry of Communication and Data didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark.

Destroyed Russian tanks are seen on a main road 

Destroyed Russian tanks are seen on a primary highway 
(AP Picture/Felipe Dana)

Maduro has accused NATO and the US of inflicting the disaster over Ukraine, arguing they flouted the Minsk agreements that aimed to finish a battle that started in 2014 between pro-Russian separatists in jap Ukraine and the Kyiv authorities.

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Plasencia will participate in a discussion board on diplomacy within the Turkish metropolis from Friday by way of Sunday, in accordance with a message revealed on the Venezuelan overseas ministry’s Twitter account.

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