Moscow condemned the assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, perpetrated on Saturday during a military ceremony in Caracas.
Moscow strongly condemns the attack on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, and calls for the resolution of political disputes without resorting to terrorist methods, exclusively through peaceful means, said the Russian Foreign Ministry in a statement.
“We strongly condemn the assassination attempt against the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, which occurred on August 4, after which seven people were injured. We consider it absolutely unacceptable to use terrorist methods as instruments of political struggle … We are convinced that the settlement of political disputes must be carried out exclusively in a peaceful and democratic way, “the statement said.
According to the statement, Moscow wishes a speedy recovery to each of the wounded of the attack.
The Venezuelan President was giving a speech during a military ceremony in Caracas when a detonation occurred near the presidential platform. Nicolas Maduro tried to resume his speech. But after saying a few words, he left the stage.
Jorge Rodríguez, Venezuelan Minister of Communication and Information, announced on Saturday that the incident that occurred during a parade in Caracas was an assassination attempt against Nicolas Maduro with the help of loaded drones. explosives. According to him, seven soldiers were injured and hospitalized as a result of this attack.