Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro expressed his hope to visit Moscow in April-June 2021 and meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. RIA Novosti reports.
“I hope that in April, May or June I will be able to visit Moscow to welcome our friend Vladimir Putin,” Maduro said during a meeting with a Russian delegation of parliamentary election observers. He also expressed confidence that members of the new National Assembly will soon visit Moscow.
On December 6, parliamentary elections were held in Venezuela. Venezuelan resident Nicolas Maduro regains control of parliament. At the last count, the Great Patriotic Pole coalition, led by the pro-presidential United Socialist Party of Venezuela, is gaining 67.7 percent of the vote. The opposition is not going to recognize the election results.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called the elections in Venezuela transparent and democratic. According to her, international observers, including those from Russia, did not reveal any serious violations during the voting.