Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned US Secretary of State Mike Pompey against American intervention in Venezuela’s internal affairs. Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that Lavrov said this while commenting on the phone with Pompeo on the American side’s initiative. According to the news agency Xinhua, Lavrov told his counterpart that if the US intervenes, then he will face the violation of international law.
In a statement issued by Russia, it said: “the desire to discuss Venezuela as per the principles of the United Nations Charter has been expressed.” The political crisis in Venezuela rose when opposition leader Juan Guaidó During the anti-rally, he declared himself an interim president and charged that the government of President Nicolas Maduro is illegal.
Some other countries, including the United States, have recognized Guido’s presidency and US President Donald Trump has warned that all options are present. Maduro announced the decision to break diplomatic and political relations with the US in response.