Venezuela thanks Russia for cooperation through UNICEF

The Bolivarian Government of Venezuela thanked this Wednesday, through an act of recognition, Russia for its cooperation in favor of children in the country with the projects of the United Nations Fund (Unicef).

The information was released by the Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Carlos Faría, who, through his account on the social network Twitter, also indicated that this act was carried out on the instructions of the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro.

“We express our gratitude on behalf of the Venezuelan people, the mothers and children who have benefited from this cooperation agreement,” Faría said.

The act of recognition was held at the Casa Amarilla, headquarters of the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry, in Caracas, as part of International Children’s Day.

The Russian ambassador to the country, Sergey Mélik-Bagdasárov, detailed, on the Twitter account of the Russian Embassy in Venezuela, that his nation has contributed more than 1,500,000 dollars through projects carried out by Unicef, “a in order to improve nutrition and medical access for children and mothers”.

In the year 2021, Russia passed a input of more than 1.5 million dollars to Unicef, to help Venezuela in areas such as food and health, for children and mothers.

“Contribute in 2021 up to 1,514,823 US dollars to the UNICEF budget as a voluntary contribution to carry out the project of providing assistance to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to facilitate the access of women and children to food and health services”, says the document published on the official Russian legal information portal.

The United Nations Children’s Fund is an agency of the United Nations created in 1946, and its purpose is to provide humanitarian aid to children and mothers in developing countries around the world.

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