23 March 2018

Head of Venezuelan Diplomatic Mission at MGIMO

March 23rd, MGIMO Rector Anatoly Torkunov met with the Head of the Venezuelan diplomatic mission in Russia, Carlos Rafael Faria Tortosa.

The parties spoke about cooperation in education, and more specifically the opportunity of training Venezuelan diplomats, civil servants and economic experts at MGIMO within the framework of existing programs, particularly the one jointly carried out by Rosneft and the International Energy Policy and Diplomacy Institute.

The Rector gave the guests an overview of the activities of MGIMO’s Ibero-American Center and the Latin American Club, which participates in the organization of cultural events related to the region.

As the meeting came to an end, Anatoly Torkunov complimented the Venezuelan diplomats on their excellent command of the Russian language, and emphasized the importance of learning the Spanish language in Russia and the Russian language in Latin America.

— See the MGIMO web-site for russian version