The venezuelan president, Nicolas Maduro , came this evening to Moscow, where it will be received tomorrow by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. The last visit to Russia Maduro was the last month of December while other members of his staff regularly travel to the Russian capital to seek constantly supports on the terrain of the political, economic and military that will allow the regime chavez to stay afloat in the face of pressure, both internal and international, and to the economic chaos afflicting Venezuela.
Precisely the possible increase of the presence of mercenaries in Russian from the group Wagner in the caribbean country to ensure the personal safety of Mature figure as one of the main issues of the conversations, they point to various sources, although the speculations of such a nature will never have official confirmation by the Russian side.
"We came to the Motherland russia to strengthen our historic and very positive relationship of exchange and respect between our peoples," wrote Maduro on his Twitter account. In his view, such "brotherhood" is the "fundamental axis for the construction of a prosperous future for Venezuela."
we Arrived to the Motherland russia to strengthen our historic and very positive relationship of exchange and respect between our peoples. The brotherhood that we have built over the years, it is fundamental for the construction of the prosperous future of Venezuela. pic.twitter.com/maQ0zDE71X— Nicolás Maduro (@NicolasMaduro) September 24, 2019
The presidential spokesman, however, pointed out that after the end of the talks is not provided for the signature of any document. Before leaving Caracas, Maduro said that he will meet with executives of "major business groups, russians."
This Monday, the public channel Russian Rossiya 24 aired an interview with Maduro, who is said to possess "information" in the U.S. plans to interfere in the elections of 2020. also Said that expected during the current trip "to give a strong boost to relations with Russia", whose authorities thanked them for their "solidarity" and "strong support" in the defense of the sovereignty of Venezuela.
a month Ago, he was in Moscow the vice-president of venezuela, Delcy Rodriguez, , who maintained contacts with the Foreign minister of Russian Sergey Lavrov. That trip took place after Mature to suspend the dialogue with the opposition to cause of the seizure of the property of the Venezuelan Government in us territory by the order of president Donald Trump.
apparently, Rodriguez tried then a greater engagement of Russia in its aid to Venezuela in various areas, but should not get it at all, as the joint press conference that it had planned to offer in the company of Lavrov was cancelled.
The last may 3, after a telephone conversation held between Trump and Putin , the first one said that his Russian counterpart "is not looking to get involved in Venezuela". A month later, the american president said via Twitter that in Moscow he had been informed of the decision of Russia to withdraw its military personnel from Venezuela, something that gave the lie to the Kremlin immediately. His spokesperson then stated that "we continue to have in Venezuela specialists who are responsible for the maintenance of military equipment supplied earlier". "This process is proceeding according to plan and means that we are not facing any withdrawal of staff", said Peskov.
The first news about the presence in the caribbean country of Russian forces and mercenaries arose at the beginning of this year. Weeks before, military aircraft Russian had made flights sporadic. In fact, there is still an air bridge between Russia and Venezuela with a stopover in Cuba.Updated Date: 25 September 2019, 02:02