Jan 28, 2019, 7:35 PM
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Iran, Russia discuss Venezuela developments

Tehran, Jan 28, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov conferred bilateral relations and international developments, including Venezuela's developments on Monday.

Zarif and Lavrov discussed the international developments, including the situation in Venezuela.

The Iranian and Venezuelan foreign ministers also discussed mutual cooperation and regional developments.

Over the past days, Venezuela has been the scene of some harsh political developments. Opposition leader Juan Guaido proclaimed himself as interim president on Wednesday.

US President Donald Trump has made the extraordinary step of recognizing an interim president in Venezuela, taking to Twitter to declare his support for opposition leader Juan Guaido after a week of deadly protests.


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