Russia opposes interference in elections in Venezuela

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Znamenskii in Caracas. Archival photoRussia opposes interference in elections in Venezuela© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Znamenskiy

Russia opposes interference in the upcoming may 20, in Venezuela’s presidential elections, said on Thursday the CEC member Vasily Likhachev, who oversees international cooperation.

«We strongly oppose any direct or indirect interference in the internal Affairs of the Republic of Venezuela. Every resident of Venezuela has the right to choose the head of state, to develop civil society, politics and the economy», — said Likhachev reporters in Caracas.

Likhachev recalled that the CEC of Russia and the national electoral Council of Venezuela has recently signed the agreement on the international support of the elections in the South American country.