Kremlin Says Venezuela's Maduro To Visit Russia 'soon'

Kremlin says Venezuela's Maduro to visit Russia 'soon'

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will visit Russia "soon", the Kremlin said Friday, in an apparent attempt by the embattled leader to shore up support

Moscow, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th Sep, 2019 ) :Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will visit Russia "soon", the Kremlin said Friday, in an apparent attempt by the embattled leader to shore up support.

"Indeed, the visit is being planned," President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

"And it will take place fairly soon," he added, declining to provide precise dates.

Interfax news agency, quoting sources, said Maduro's visit was plannedfor early October.

On October 2-5, Moscow hosts an annual energy forum but it was not immediately clear if Maduro would attend.

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