Russian Ambassador to Venezuela delivers copies of credentials to President Nicolás Maduro
On Monday afternoon, the president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, received the credentials of the Russian Federation ambassador, Sergey Melik-Bagdasarov, at a ceremony that took place at the Miraflores Palace.
Sergey Melik-Bagdasarov has held the positions of Second and First Secretary in the Latin American Department of the Russian MFA (2002-2005), Counselor of the Russian Embassy in Argentina (2005-2009), Counselor, Section Chief of the Department of Latin America of the Russian MFA (2009-2012), Minister Counselor of the Russian Embassy in Spain (2012-2017) and since 2017, he held the position of Vice-director of the Latin American Department of the Russian MFA.
The cooperation between Venezuela and Russia focuses on the areas of mining, oil, metalworking, telecommunications, food production, medicine, among others, with more than 260 signed agreements.
The Russian government, chaired by Vladimir Putin, has at all times expressed its rejection of any kind of foreign interference in Venezuela’s internal affairs.
The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Russian Federation continue to deepen bilateral cooperation relations framed in the Bolivarian Diplomacy of Peace and in the consolidation of the new multipolar and multicenter world for the self-determination of peoples in the face of capitalist systems.