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Putin: Russia Has No Plans to Send Troops to Venezuela

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Moscow has no plans to send troops to shore up Venezuela's embattled leader Nicolas Maduro, Al Jazeera reports.

Putin: Russia Has No Plans to Send Troops to Venezuela

Putin: Russia Has No Plans to Send Troops to Venezuela

STEPANAKERT, JUNE 7,  ARTSAKHPRESS: Speaking in St Petersburg, Putin also warned that a United States military intervention in Venezuela would be a "catastrophe", claiming even Washington's allies did not support such a course of action.

"We aren't building any military bases there [Venezuela], we aren't sending troops there, we have never done that," Putin said when asked about a recent tweet by Donald Trump, in which the US president said Moscow had told Washington it had pulled its personnel out of Venezuela.


     

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