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Russia Says Army will Remain in Venezuela "As Long As Needed"

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Thu, 28 Mar 2019 12:13 GMT

Russian forces will remain in Venezuela "as long as necessary", Moscow said on Thursday March 28th after US President Donald Trump demanded that Russia remove its troops from the politically troubled country, AFP has reported.

"They are involved in the implementation of agreements in the sphere of military-technical cooperation," Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.

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