Russian embassy slams Rosneft Trading sanctions as unfair competition
The Russian Embassy in Washington said that "the United States keeps on whipping up sanctions against Russian enterprises in the global markets"
Russia and Mexico have similar positions on situation in Venezuela — Lavrov
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that both Russia and Mexico call for resolving all issues in Venezuela "exclusively by peaceful means, through dialogue between all political forces"
Maduro invites observers from UN and EU to parliamentary election in Venezuela
The press service of the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry said that President Nicolas Maduro also invited observers from Mexico, Argentina, Panama and the European Union to the parliamentary elections
US considering possibility of new sanctions against Russia over Venezuela — Pompeo
US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said that Washington is "looking closely at every element, resources"
Pompeo’s remarks confirm US meddles in independent countries’ affairs, says diplomat
On Monday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview with Colombia’s Caracol TV that the United States’ objective was to make Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro step down
Pompeo does not rule out new sanctions for supporting Maduro's government
US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said that "we don't talk about particular sanctions, but everyone can fully expect that the United States is not done"
Recent events prove Guaido’s plan in Venezuela has failed — Russian diplomat
On December 15, Venezuelan Minister of Communications Jorge Rodriguez stated that members of the Venezuelan opposition had plotted a terrorist attack against military units in the state of Sucre
Maduro says over 65% of Venezuelans want new parliament
According to Venezuela's Constitution, parliamentary election in the country should be held in 2020
Venezuelan armed forces 1,000% ready to defend the country — Maduro
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that "we have to defend the right of our people to peace, co-existence, harmony, tolerance, social happiness"