Serhat TUNAR -TDO- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov claimed that Venezuela's economic stagnation was caused by a campaign to overthrow the legitimate government.
During his visit to Venezuela, Lavrov met with members of the National Dialogue Desk, A group of opposition groups, not including Opposition Leader Juan Guaido and his supporters, who have declared himself interim president with the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, the country's capital.
Sergey Lavrov, a critic of the sanctions imposed by the United States on Venezuela, has claimed that the administration of United States President Donald Trump is promoting a popular uprising in Venezuela against the legitimate Maduro government.
"Venezuela's economic stagnation is based on a campaign to overthrow the legitimate government, even using force," Lavrov said. It is extreme that the unilateral actions of the United States affect social circles."