Members of the State Duma observed parliamentary elections in Venezuela

Russian delegation also attended the reception of the President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro

Parliamentary elections were held in Venezuela on December 6.

Igor Ananskikh Ananskih Igor Alexandrovich Ananskih
Igor Alexandrovich
, 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 Ganiev Ganiev Farit Glusoviсh Ganiev
Farit Glusoviсh
, Ambassador-at-Large of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Churov.