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    Since January, Venezuela has been rocked by political turmoil that erupted when Juan Guaido, supported by the United States, proclaimed himself Venezuela’s interim president. Moreover, Washington has frozen US-based assets of the Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA in a bid to step up pressure on Maduro

    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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