Venezuela’s Maduro meets Putin in Turkey

Following the news that Russia wants military bases in Cuba, here’s another interesting note: Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro palsying with Putin at the World Energy Congress in Instanbul

Putin announced that

non-Opec member Russia was ready to work with the cartel in imposing measures to limit oil production, in comments that propelled the price of crude to its highest levels in a year.
. . .
Nicolas Maduro, President of Opec member Venezuela which has seen its economy battered by the low oil prices, said a “new mechanism” was needed to keep up prices.

For his part, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 

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Fausta Wertz was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She’s a graduate of the University of Georgia and has an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She blogs at Fausta’s blog on American and Latin American politics, news, current events and culture.