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The Venezuelan government congratulated Russia for holding a vote on the amendments

The Venezuelan government congratulated the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the Russian people vote to amend the Constitution.

Voting on amendments to the Constitution took place in Russia from 25 till July 1, according to the results of processing 100% of protocols for the adoption of amendments voted 77,92% of Russians against – of 21.27%. The turnout, according to the information center of the CEC data, amounted to 67,97%.

"The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro Moros, on behalf of the government and the Venezuelan people, congratulates the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and the brave Russian people for exemplary demonstration of citizenship, political awareness and a deep commitment to democracy expressed during the public voting on proposed amendments to the Constitution," - said in a statement posted on Twitter, the foreign Minister of the Republic Jorge Arreaza.

The Venezuelan government also expressed "its interest in continued deepening of multilateral relations and strategic Alliance with Moscow."