Venezuela agrees to restructuring of $3 billion debt to Moscow: Russian Finance Minister

Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov arrives for a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with his Moldovan counterpart Igor Dodon in Sochi
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov arrives for a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with his Moldovan counterpart Igor Dodon in Sochi, Russia October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

November 8, 2017

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Venezuela has agreed to the restructuring of $3 billion of its debts to Moscow on the earlier agreed terms, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Wednesday.

“We have an agreement on (debt) restructuring with Venezuela,” Siluanov told reporters. “The Venezuelans have confirmed the conditions that we had agreed on.”

(Reporting by Darya Korsunskaya; Writing by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber; Editing by Maria Kiselyova)