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Kremlin not commenting on media reports about pullout of military advisers from Venezuela
Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has declined to comment on a Wall Street Journal article claiming that Russia is withdrawing its military advisers from Venezuela.
"You are asking the …
Guaido says Venezuelan authorities want to close down parliament
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has said that the country's authorities are trying to close down the National Assembly, Venezuela's unicameral parliament, TASS reported.
"There is no doubt …
Venezuelan authorities investigating deaths of 5 people in anti-government protests
The Venezuelan authorities are investigating the deaths of five people in anti-government demonstrations on April 30, Prosecutor General Tarek Willian Saab said on Tuesday, TASS reported.
"A total of …
Venezuela's top diplomat says CIA behind attempts to overthrow Maduro's government
There is a plan made by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) behind attempts to overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the country’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said at a press …
Venezuela's government cannot decide on Guaido's arrest, says top diplomat
The Venezuelan government is not authorized to make a decision on the arrest of opposition leader Juan Guaido on charges of attempted coup, it is up to other state agencies to make such decisions, the …
Venezuelan foreign minister blames Colombia for attempted coup
The Colombian government is involved in organizing an attempted coup d’etat in Venezuela on Friday, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza stated on Tuesday, TASS reported.
"What we have …
Russian diplomat warns US military intervention in Venezuela may become a reality
Washington’s use of military force against Caracas may be a real scenario rather than just an abstraction, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a briefing on Thursday, …
US, Brazil and Colombia preparing for military intervention in Venezuela — vice president
The Venezuelan authorities have accused the United States, Brazil and Colombia of preparing for a military intervention into the Bolivarian Republic, TASS reported.
"The international community and …
Military intervention in Venezuela may lead to guerilla war — Brazil's president
A military intervention in Venezuela may lead to a guerilla war, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro told Jovem Pan radio station on Monday, TASS reported.
"If we talk about a hypothetical possibility …
Maduro puts army on alert following opposition plot to assassinate him
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has put the country’s military on alert because of a plot by the opposition to assassinate him that was exposed, and called on militia units to join the …