7 Feb 2020 22:30

Russia rejects sanctions on Venezuela - Lavrov

CARACAS. Feb 7 (Interfax) - Russia rejects unlawful sanctions on Venezuela and interference in its internal affairs, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

"We reject unlawful sanctions, blackmail and diktat methods in international relations, and any other steps that undermine the UN Charter, surely, including primarily interference in internal affairs of sovereign states and attempts to threaten them with the use of force," Lavrov said at a press conference in Caracas.