TEHRAN (defapress) – Venezuela's National Assembly (parliament) controlled by the opposition declared null and void a new agreement with Russia on military cooperation.
News ID: 78516
Publish Date: 27August 2019 - 11:52
The declaration was published on Monday.
The document concerns "the agreement on military cooperation between the governments of Venezuela and Russia, signed by defense ministers Vladimir Padrino Lopez and Sergey Shoigu."
"This agreement was not considered either by a commission on foreign policy, sovereignty and integration or by parliament, which makes it unconstitutional, and this means that it is null and void," the declaration said, calling it unconstitutional.
The parliament also said that opening a Venezuelan embassy in North Korea was "a violation of the constitution", Tass reported
On August 15, Shoigu and Lopez signed an agreement on reciprocal visits of military ships at the meeting in Moscow. The defense ministers also discussed the situation in Venezuela and issues of bilateral military cooperation.