Venezuelan minister to meet Russian government in Moscow on Friday - RIA

Venezuela, an ally of Moscow, is in political turmoil and faces sanctions imposed by the United States.

Local residents get angry as the National Guard blocks the main highway to keep out convoys heading to the border with Colombia to try to collect the humanitarian aid that the government of President Nicolas Maduro is not allowing into the country, in San Carlos, Cojedes state, Venezuela on 21 February 2019. Picture: AFP

MOSCOW - Venezuela’s Minister of Industry Tareck El Aissami will hold talks with the Russian government in Moscow on Friday, the RIA news agency cited a source as saying.

Venezuela, an ally of Moscow, is in political turmoil and faces sanctions imposed by the United States.