The Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez said that the country’s military is directing enormous air guard and artillery drills together with by Russian troops and equipment.
MEXICO CITY (Ooduarere) — The Venezuelan military is conducting enormous air guard and military drills together with Russian troops and equipment, the country’s Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez said Saturday.
The 10-day war game have been requested by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who talked about pressure originating from the United States recently.
The Venezuelan government has been worried about US President Barack Obama’s new official request, distributed Monday, which depicted the South American nation as “surprising and unprecedented threat” to US national security and foreign policy.
Around 10,000 Venezuelan troops are participating in the monstrous military activities, which additionally include Chinese groups, as indicated by Venezuela’s Noticias24 site.
The drills come in the wake of a February visit by Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, who talked about military and specialized participation with his Venezuelan partner in Caracas.
Venezuelan forces have demonstrated expanded enthusiasm for Russian military help. Russian-made military supplies has considerably fortified the capacity of Venezuela’s military, as indicated by Lopez.
Russia is effectively seeking after defence participation with South American nations, which incorporates the offers of weaponry, the development of maritime support and resupply offices, and the intermittent utilization of nearby airbases for facilitating Russian vital planes on global patrol mission.