Russia to help beef up Venezuela’s armed forces
Russia is a staunch ally of embattled socialist President Nicolas Maduro and has backed him alongside China, while most western powers have backed opposition leader Juan Guaido.
“I want to underline that I am talking specifically about work with equipment which was delivered there,” Ryabkov was quoted as saying.
Reporting by Maxim Rodionov; writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Janet Lawrence
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