Maduro orders to transfer PDVSA’s office from Lisbon to Moscow
President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro ordered to close the Lisbon office of the national oil and gas company PDVSA and relocate it to Moscow, Executive Vice President of the country Delcy Rodriguez said at a press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
"President Nicolas Maduro instructed the Lisbon branch of PDVSA to close this office and relocate the office to Moscow," she said.
Relocation of the European office of the national oil and gas company from Lisbon to Moscow is taking place within the "framework of broadening cooperation with Rosneft and Gazprom," she explained.
"The moment now is the most suitable to do so," TASS cited Rodriguez as saying. "We are changing the format of our relations," Venezuela's Executive Vice President noted.