BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 A.M.) – Chinese troops were allegedly spotted inside of Venezuela recently, Conflicts News Worldwide (Twitter: @ConflictsW) reported on Sunday.
According to the conflict monitor, the Chinese troops were in the Fuerte Tiuna region of Venezuela.
The monitor added that some reports claimed these soldiers were on an educational exchange between the Chinese and Venezuelan special forces.
— CNW (@ConflictsW) July 14, 2019
The Chinese government has maintained that they have not sent any forces to Venezuela to defend the country or participate in any military action.
China and Venezuela maintain close ties, which extends as far as economic and political cooperation.