KyivPost

Symonenko congratulates Chavez with victory at president’s elections in Venezuela

Print version
Oct. 8, 2012, 4:21 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

The leader of the Communist Party Petro Symonenko has congratulated Hugo Chavez on his re-election as president of Venezuela.
© AP

SEE ALSO

The leader of the Communist Party Petro Symonenko has congratulated Hugo Chavez on his re-election as president of Venezuela.

According to the Communist Party's press service, Symonenko wished him success fighting for economic and political sovereignty and against "the transformation of Venezuela into a U.S. source of raw materials colony and international capital."

The leader of the party said all attempts of the internal forces to organize the next "color" revolution, this time in Venezuela, had collapsed because the social and economic policy of Chavez meets the interests of ordinary people.

As reported, the president of Venezuela won at elections and will hold the presidential post for a fourth time. He won 54.5% of the vote. Forty five percent of the electorate voted for his main competitor, opposition leader Henrique Capriles.

Chavez presented his program for the continuation of his socialist reforms, in the context of which he has nationalized a number of big companies. In Venezuela, the president is elected for a six-year term.

The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively public debate through the Disqus system. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. The Kyiv Post will ban flagrant violators. If you think that a comment or commentator should be banned, please flag the offending material.
comments powered by Disqus

KyivPost

© 1995–2014 Public Media

Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the www.kyivpost.com material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior written permission of Public Media at news@kyivpost.com
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of Interfax-Ukraine.