Venezuelan FM: Russian military presence could be expanded

Venezuela's foreign minister says the country may expand the presence of Russian military specialists there, as Moscow and Washington accuse each other of interfering in the country's crisis

The United States recognizes Guaido as interim president.

Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza spoke in Moscow on Monday, a day after meeting Russia's top diplomat Sergey Lavrov, who is to meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo later in the day.

Arreaza told reporters "at present, there is a commission of (Russian) specialists in Venezuela, it could be expanded."