Russian First Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dmitry Polyanskiy is delivering a statement at a press conference on Venezuela.
The press conference comes amid a recent statement by the South American country’s foreign minister, Jorge Arreaza.
The United Nations should not be used as a platform for conducting attacks against Venezuela, he said earlier in the day, in wake of US Vice President Mike Pence’s announcement of plans to introduce a resolution recognising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s president.
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