- US Threats of Russia Sanctions for Venezuela Ties 'Ridiculous' - Russian Foreign Ministry
US Threats Of Russia Sanctions For Venezuela Ties 'Ridiculous' - Russian Foreign Ministry
Umer Jamshaid Published March 30, 2019 | 08:55 PM
US threats to impose more sanctions on Russia for its legitimate cooperation with Venezuela are ridiculous, the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said on Saturday
"It did not succeed in swiftly changing the government in Caracas as it planned. Washington's assertiveness embarrassed those in Latin America and Western Europe who followed its lead and promptly recognized a self-proclaimed wannabe leader of Venezuela. This shrank the [US] foreign policy leeway," she explained.