Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has announced that there won’t be any “deals” on Venezuela between Moscow and Washington
"Trump is the one who usually prepares deals", Lavrov remarked.
The foreign minister delivered this statement ahead of the upcoming meeting between him and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, which is scheduled to take place on 14 May in Sochi.
The Venezuelan crisis escalated on 30 April, when Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed 'interim president' Juan Guaido called upon the military to join the opposition and take to the streets to help depose the government.
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The ensuing coup attempt, which ended in failure, resulted in some 240 people, protesters and security force personnel alike, sustaining injuries, according to the UN.