Russia's Putin hosts Venezuelan leader Maduro for talks

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin is meeting Venezuela's leader in Moscow amid the ongoing political crisis in the South American nation.

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro arrived in Moscow a day before the talks with Putin on Wednesday in a surprise visit. Russia has been one of Venezuela's rare steadfast allies, standing by Maduro despite the country's extreme economic and political turmoil, supporting him with generous loans.

Neither Putin nor Maduro spoke about any financial aid in their opening remarks Wednesday.

Maduro's visit also comes the day after U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a warning to Venezuela, denouncing Maduro in his speech at the United Nations.

You may also interested in

Asian shares waver in thin trading after Wall Street decline

Aug 25, 2016

Shares wavered in thin but volatile trading in Asia on Thursday, following a bleak day on Wall Street

German business confidence drops unexpectedly, survey shows

Aug 25, 2016

A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, has dropped unexpectedly as managers' assessment of both the outlook and their current situation darkens

US economy grew at tepid 1.1 percent pace in spring

Aug 26, 2016

US economy grew at sluggish 1.1 percent annual pace in April-June quarter, slightly below earlier estimate

Broaden News
Search

Manage The Numbers is the world’s fastest-growing finance news website, featuring the latest money and market news, along with in-depth analysis so you can make the best decision.

Contact us: sales@managethenumbers.com

Subscribe to our newsletter!

Name

Email