Caracas, 23 April 2022 (TDI): Venezuela and Russia agreed to strengthen the bilateral and multilateral strategic alliance.
The agreement came during a meeting between the Vice Minister for Europe of the Ministry of People’s Power for Foreign Relations, Daniela Rodríguez, and the Russian Ambassador to Venezuela, Sergey Melik.
During the meeting, the officials reviewed the work agenda developed by both nations in 2022. The meeting was aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation ties and mutual support in the multilateral arena.
#EsNoticia| Venezuela y Rusia afianzan alianza estratégica en lo bilateral y multilateral
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Moreover, the Russian ambassador met with the Vice Minister for Multilateral Issues of the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry, Rubén Darío Molina.
The Russian Ambassador and the Vice-Minister for Multilateral Issues discussed, among other things, issues on the multilateral agenda.
Furthermore, the Vice Minister said in a statement, “We talked about everything related to the sphere of inclusive multilateralism, of the cooperation that we offer each other on international stages to defend international law”.
The Russian Ambassador met the two Venezuelan officials at the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry, the Yellow House. In addition, they discussed a broad multilateral cooperation agenda in the coming months.
Likewise, the Russian Ambassador ratified the joint support in the defense of international law with Vice Minister Molina.
Meanwhile, the authorities spoke about the “aggressions that certain countries make against other nations and how they have decided to defend their independence and sovereignty”. They referenced the US and its sanctions against both Russia and Venezuela.
Venezuela is Russia’s most important trading and military ally in Latin America. Both nations have enjoyed cordial and cooperative relations since the beginning of the 21st century. See More
Venezuela and Russia cooperate in areas such as education, health, defense, technology, energy, housing, trade, and agriculture. Venezuela and Russia are strategic allies. In addition, both countries also share coincident positions in multilateral spaces and international forums. See More
Moreover, they consolidate their alliance at each High-Level Intergovernmental Commission (CIAN) meeting.