MOSCOW, November 8. /TASS/. Russia intends to continue supporting internal political settlement in Venezuela, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday after talks with Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Felix Plasencia.
“We will continue to provide constructive support to the peaceful overcoming of differences in Venezuela with the observance of Venezuela’s sovereignty,” he said.
Lavrov said Moscow takes note of the ‘’active and open position of [Venezuela] President [Nicolas] Maduro and his government’’ as part of the consultations that started in Mexico City with assistance from Norway and some other countries including Russia. “We are keen for these talks to succeed. Our friends have briefed us today about how they see the outlook for the respective process,” the minister said.