Parliamentary elections were held in Venezuela on December 6.
Igor Aleksandroviсh , the head of the State Duma delegation, stressed at meetings with representatives of the Venezuelan leadership that Russia was ready to resume inter-parliamentary contacts and to enhance close constructive cooperation with elected members of the National Assembly.
The Russian delegation
consisted of Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Igor Ananskikh, Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs Konstantin Kosachev, Deputy
Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Education and Science Maksim Zaitsev,
member of the State Duma Committee on Security and Corruption Control Farit
Farit Glusoviсh , Ambassador-at-Large of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Churov.