“It would help if the Russian government publicly or privately told the regime:“ Look, the country is being seriously damaged, it’s time to hold the presidential election and look for a way out of this crisis, ”he told reporters. His words are quoted by TASS.
Elliot expressed the view that the presidential election is the best and peaceful way out of the current crisis.
“So we would like to hope that the Russian government will give this advice to the Maduro regime,” he said.
Earlier, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said he was counting on the help of the Russian company Rosneft in “liberating the country.”
In January, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Washington is working on a project to change power in Venezuela.