Russia responded to Bolton's statement about "military contract" with Venezuela
In Russia explained the words of the adviser to the President on public security John Bolton about a new military contract with Venezuela.
"This is yet another invention, which, apparently, needed Bolton to maintain the illusion That Venezuela represents an imaginary danger, and to blame, of course, Russia. Russian President Putin the other day clearly showed That we are in the last period of time any new contracts are concluded, " he said in an interview Last news Russian Ambassador to Venezuela Vladimir Zaemsky.
"Russian President Putin the other day clearly showed That we are in the last period of time any new contracts are concluded ", He added.
for its part, the member of Federation Council on defense and security Frants Klintsevich called the words of Bolton typical conspiracy.
"Besides, He's clearly not good with numbers," - said Klintsevich.
The Senator explained That the mentioned Bolton the sum of - " not more than 13, 5 billion rubles in ruble equivalent, or something in the area of the 0, 075% of the expenditure part of the state budget of Russia to 2019 - except laughter does not cause anything at all ".
He noticed That mutually beneficial military-technical cooperation between Russia and Venezuela maintain a record of the agreement signed in may 2001 and successfully developed.
"That is all. Point. The rest of the evil, " wrote the Senator.
before Bolton said the head of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro in may, as if finished with Russia's defense contract in the amount of 209 million dollars.
at the meeting with heads of news agencies during the St. Petersburg international economic forum, Putin said That the Russian Federation officially sold weapons to Venezuela, but in recent period of time such contract was not. While Russia has already signed contracts have to serve is delivered before the service.