Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated that the US “blitzkrieg” to replace the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has failed, speaking at a meeting of the Council on Foreign and Defence Policy in Moscow on Saturday.

Lavrov went on to say that nevertheless the US “hasn’t left the goal of overthrowing the legitimate president” of Venezuela.

“In my opinion, yesterday’s interview of [the US Secretary of State] Mike Pompeo, where he clearly stated that military intervention is not excluded, directly evidences this,” Lavrov stated.

Russian top diplomat said, however, that Russia continues to work with the US where it is “in the interests” of both countries, mentioning “dialogue on counter-terrorism,” the “deconflicting mechanism in Syria,” as well as contacts on Afghanistan, the Korean Peninsula, and “practical cooperation in Space.”

 

Credit: Ruptly

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US hubris is not curbed yet. The US still talk in terms of centuries old Monroe doctrine which has become obsolete with the UN Charter which forbids a war of attack against another UN member state.

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Sure, but there is still no war and not even moves to start one, e.g. packing troops in neighbouring countries, deploying aircraft-carriers and moreover amphibious ships to allow USMC’s beach landing… As for now, there is not even sabre rattling, only blah blah from some “hawks” like Bolton followed with ZERO acts… All we have here is diplomatic pressure and bullshïtting, including on Russian side as there was no “blitzkrieg” and our common history makes us very well placed to know what a “blitzkrieg” is 😉 Now yeah, Yanks REALLY act stupid towards Vz : they’re pushing Maduro into the… Read more »