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Telephone conversation with Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro

25 January 2019

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro have had a telephone conversation.

Alexander Lukashenko noted that Belarus is closely following the situation in the friendly state of Venezuela and is concerned about another spiral of tensions fuelled by destructive forces both inside and outside the country.

The Belarusian President emphasized that Belarus is fully committed to and consistently calls for peaceful settlement of the domestic situation in Venezuela exclusively within the framework of the law and the constitution. “We absolutely reject any external interference with the domestic affairs of a sovereign state, including efforts aimed at destabilization of the situation in the country,” the Belarusian leader said.

He assured that Venezuela can always count on Belarus for support.

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