President Maduro reaffirms to Chancellor Lavrov strategic cooperation with Russia

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Sergei Lavrov, held a working meeting with the Constitutional President of the Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, with the aim of discussing the broad issues bilateral strategic cooperation and strengthen relations of brotherhood and friendship between both nations.

After the effusive greeting between both personalities, the Venezuelan President shared with Lavrov and his delegation, among them the Russian ambassador accredited to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Sergey Mélik-Bagdasárov; the director of the department of foreign policy and press forecasting; and the director of the Latin America department.

The senior Russian diplomat arrived in Caracas at dawn this Tuesday, from Cuba, and since then he has held meetings and meetings with national authorities. Among these, he held a meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart, Yván Gil, to whom he confirmed the excellent bilateral relations between both nations.

Lavrov was satisfied with the result of the meetings and highlighted the stable level of the strategic partnership between both countries. The meeting is part of the program of the head of Russian diplomacy, on his tour of Latin America.

Caracas and Moscow share a solid bilateral relationship based on friendship and solidarity, developing widely in critical sectors. Particularly, this alliance has its expression in multilateral platforms, where both nations have advocated articulating a more just multipolar world order, preserving the prominence of the UN and the supremacy of International Law, as well as defending the principles of respect for sovereignty, territorial integrity and equality between States.

Simultaneously, Venezuela and Russia are advancing efficiently in the economic-commercial, scientific-technical and humanitarian-cultural areas, prioritizing joint projects in energy, infrastructure, agriculture, medicine, education and culture, as reported in a Presidential Press release.