Putin reiterated that the objectives of the special military operation in that country are to protect the civilian population of the Donbass region, Ukraine’s recognition of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, as well as Russian sovereignty over the Crimean Peninsula.
He added that the other priority is the “demilitarization and denazification” of the Ukrainian State, ensuring its neutral and non-nuclear status,” Moscow noted.
The Venezuelan president condemned the destabilizing actions by the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
Maduro emphasized the importance of counteracting the campaign of lies and disinformation implemented by Western countries, the statement said.
The leaders also discussed the progress in the construction of the Russian-Venezuelan strategic partnership and the progress in the implementation of joint projects.
According to the Russian presidential press service, they also agreed to continue the exchange of delegations and contacts at various levels.