Venezuela Recognizes South Ossetia and Abkhazia Independence

World | August 31, 2008, Sunday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0
Venezuela Recognizes South Ossetia and Abkhazia Independence: Venezuela Recognizes South Ossetia and Abkhazia Independence The President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez, officially declared his country's support of Russia.

The President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez, officially declared Saturday his country's support of Russia and of their decision to recognize South Ossetia's and Abkhazia's independence.

With their President's declaration Venezuela became the second country to officially recognize South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

Belarus is the other one - they declared earlier their support of the decision of the Russian government.

"We support Russia. Russia has all the right to defend their own interest," Chavez said in a televised statement.
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