President Donald Trump said on Monday that Russian Federation told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has maintained military and economic ties with socialist President Nicolas Maduro.
"Russia has informed us that they have removed most of their people from Venezuela", Trump tweeted during a state visit to Britain.
Russia's state military hardware exporter, Rosoboronexport, on its part, said that Moscow and Caracas are actually planning to increase cooperation. There was also no immediate word from Moscow.
He has clung to power with the support of Russian Federation and China, but more than 50 countries, including the US, have recognized National Assembly president Juan Guaido as Venezuela's legitimate leader.
However, if true, it could mark a significant setback for Maduro.
Russian state defense contractor Rostec, which had trained Venezuelan troops and advised on securing arms contracts, has sharply cut its staff in Venezuela, from about 1,000 personnel a few years ago at the height of cooperation between Moscow and Caracas, to a few dozen, according to a Wall Street Journal report Sunday that quoted a defense ministry source.
The Hill noted that both National Security Adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have "repeatedly blamed Russian Federation and Cuba for propping up Maduro's government".
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a news conference in Sochi, Russia, May 15, 2019.
Trump's comments appeared to contradict his aides' harsher assessments of Russia's role in the crisis-stricken South American country.
The ICC will decide whether the offence was serious enough for Morgan to miss the next matches against Bangladesh and West Indies. England took 19 minutes more than the three and a half hours allowed to bowl 50 overs.
Paige's dad, a firefighter and paramedic, rushed to his daughter's aid before punching the creature five times on the nose. A North Carolina family with Kansas connections says a day spent at the beach ended with a shark attack .
Les showrunners de Magic: The Gathering seront quant à eux Henry Gilroy ( Star Wars Rebels ) et Jose Molina ( The Tick ). Après The Witcher, le site de streaming va donc permettre à l'un des plus célèbres jeux de carte au monde de prendre vie.
That will include the price of the plane, as well as guarantees on fuel efficiency, maintenance costs and reliability. The flights will contain four newly designed cabins for economy, premium economy, business and first class.
Liu climbed into seven under at the Country Club of Charleston to share a one-stroke lead with Celine Boutier (69) in SC . Higa stumbled with a three-putt bogey on the seventh hole to again fall into a tie with Korda.
Jay-Z has been much more than a rapper, realizing that he needed to build how own brands rather than promote someone else's. It was often assumed that Dr Dre reached billionaire status in 2014 after selling his Beats headphone business to Apple.
In the first half of the game, Packers offensive lineman David Bakhtiari tried to fire up the crowd by downing two beers. The Raptors overcame a 14-point deficit in Game 5 and now they're one win away from a berth in the NBA Finals.
It was also her first career LPGA title since her debut on the tour under the name "Jeongeun Lee6" in February. Americans Angel Yin and Lexi Thompson and Korean Ryu So-yeon were tied for second place on four under.
Shock footage has emerged of Miley Cyrus being groped by a crazed fan who got too close for comfort in Barcelona . The next EP, She Is Here , will be released this summer followed by She Is Everything by the end of 2019.
IAF officers said the twin-engine aircraft which took off from Assam around 12.27 pm lost contact with ground control at 1 pm. Antonov An-32 is a tactical transport aircraft used by the Indian Air Force and have been in service since 1984.
I told him, before he left, I said, 'You haven't been here yet, but to my mind, you're a Raven. ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted that the contract is for one year and about $8.5 million.
Video Shows Man Groping Miley Cyrus in Spain
Fortunately, the star was too fast for the handsy fan and managed to turn her head just in time to miss the uncalled for advance. The couple's security team then put themselves between Cyrus and the fan, and ushered her away into her vehicle.
Kawhi Leonard Reportedly Files Federal Lawsuit Against Nike
In 2014, Leonard said the logo was his idea , but added "I give the Jordan Brand team all the credit because I'm no artist at all. They refined it and made it look better than I thought it would ever be, and I'm extremely happy with the final version".
Man who threw boy off Mall of America balcony sentenced
In a statement read in court on Monday, Landen's parents decried Aranda's act as one "intended to kill and destroy". The boy, named Landen, plunged 40 feet before hitting the first floor and sustaining massive injuries.