Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a joint news conference with Venezuela’s Vice President Delcy Rodriguez in Moscow. Photo: Reuters

Russia vows more support for Venezuelan ‘friend’ President Nicolas Maduro, will also send more humanitarian aid

  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking after talks with Venezuelan vice president, says Russia will assisting authorities in crisis-hit country
Topic |   Venezuela

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a joint news conference with Venezuela’s Vice President Delcy Rodriguez in Moscow. Photo: Reuters
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China’s Deputy UN Ambassador Wu Haitao. Wu told the UN Security Council on Thursday that “Venezuelan affairs should be decided by the Venezuelan people”. Photo: Xinhua

Venezuela crisis: China and Russia team up at UN to veto US call for elections, before Moscow’s proposal is shot down too

  • The failure of the duelling proposals demonstrates a global split on how to deal with the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela
Topic |   Venezuelan crisis

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China’s Deputy UN Ambassador Wu Haitao. Wu told the UN Security Council on Thursday that “Venezuelan affairs should be decided by the Venezuelan people”. Photo: Xinhua
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