Russia warns U.S. moves in Venezuela may lead to bloodshed

by Reuters
Thursday, 24 January 2019 09:52 GMT

MOSCOW, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Russia on Thursday warned that U.S. moves in Venezuela to recognise an opposition leader as president could lead to lawlessness and bloodshed there.

The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that events in Venezuela are reaching a dangerous point. It said Washington was showing a disregard for international law. (Reporting by Andrew Osborn; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Christian Lowe)

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