MOSCOW, October 23 (Itar-Tass) - Russian President Vladimir Putin hopes to develop relations with Venezuela further. He made this statement at a ceremony of presentation of credentials by the ambassadors of foreign states, including Venezuela, on Wednesday.
“Venezuela is our reliable strategic partner in Latin America,” he said. Putin recalled that at a meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Moscow “we agreed to intensify cooperation in the fuel and energy sector, in industrial cooperation, housing construction and in the military-technical cooperation sphere.”
“We shall closely cooperate with Caracas in the international arena also in the future,” Russia’s president added.