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Putin and Maduro discuss battle against coronavirus

Putin and Maduro discuss battle against coronavirus

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the battle against the coronavirus pandemic, including supplies of Russian vaccines, in a phone call with Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro on Thursday, the Kremlin press service reported. …

Iran loses UN voting rights

Iran loses UN voting rights

Eight countries that include Iran, Venezuela and Sudan have lost their right to vote at the United Nations because of unpaid dues. A total of 11 countries are behind in their payments, Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday in …

Erdogan and Maduro discusses bilateral ties, regional matters

Erdogan and Maduro discusses bilateral ties, regional matters

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke to his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro over the phone on Tuesday, according to a statement by Turkey’s Communications Directorate. Erdogan and Maduro discussed steps to improve …

Iran's oil industry recovery

Iran's oil industry recovery

Iran’s recent hydrocarbon agreement with Azerbaijan is the latest in a string of developments that demonstrate the country’s determination to overcome U.S. sanctions

Venezuela receives new shipment of Sputnik V vaccine

Venezuela receives new shipment of Sputnik V vaccine

Another shipment of the Sputnik V vaccine was delivered to Venezuela Monday, Russian embassy in Caracas announced in its Twitter. "Another Sputnik shipment is already in Caracas," the tweet says. According to the …

Russia and Venezuela signed 12 documents on cooperation

Russia and Venezuela signed 12 documents on cooperation

Russia and Venezuela, following a meeting of the intergovernmental commission in Caracas, signed 12 documents in various spheres, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said. "Twelve documents were signed on cooperation in …

Venezuela’s Maduro mulls paying for vaccines with oil

Venezuela’s Maduro mulls paying for vaccines with oil

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speculated that Venezuela could pay for coronavirus vaccines with oil. "Venezuela has oil tankers, it has clients who buy its oil. Our country will allocate a portion of our produce to …

Venezuela not to allow use of AstraZeneca vaccine

Venezuela not to allow use of AstraZeneca vaccine

Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez says her country will not approve the AstraZeneca vaccine against the coronavirus because of concerning side effects. "Venezuela will not give permission to the AstraZeneca vaccine due to …

Venezuela registers Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

Venezuela registers Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

Venezuela’s health ministry has registered Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine for use against COVID-19 under an emergency use authorisation procedure, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said. Sputnik V had been registered …

Third Iranian fuel cargo reaches Venezuela

Third Iranian fuel cargo reaches Venezuela

The third cargo of an Iranian tanker flotilla carrying fuel for gasoline-thirsty Venezuela reached the nation’s exclusive economic zone as the previous two were discharging at state run PDVSA’s ports, Refinitiv Eikon data showed. …