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Putin condemns attempts to change situation in Venezuela

IANS  |  Moscow 

Russian told his Venezuelan counterpart that he condemns actions of terrorist nature and attempts to change the situation in by force.

"We realize and know that the situation in remains difficult. We support your efforts to achieve mutual understanding in the society and settle relations with the opposition," Putin said at a meeting with Maduro on Wednesday, reported.

According to Putin, Russia-economic relations went through very difficult times in previous years with a significant drop in trade.

"But we have managed to stop this negative trend and can see some growth this year," said the Russian leader.

Maduro said, according to a Kremlin transcript, that his country faced various threats and aggression, but it always learned from these events.

"I think we have found the point that helps us survive and launch a rather full, comprehensive economic programme that fully complies with the economic relations between and Venezuela," he said.

The Kremlin did not release details of Putin's talks with the visiting Venezuelan

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 07:34 IST
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