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Saturday 18 April 2020 - 09:14

Venezuela Slams US over “Vulgar” Central Bank Funds Seizure

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Venezuela Slams US over “Vulgar” Central Bank Funds Seizure
In a Twitter post on Friday, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza blasted the “vulgar dispossession” of the money “ordered” by the United States.

He also pointed to “complicity” by Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly, which has been declared an illegitimate body by the government in Caracas.

Venezuela’s US-based assets are among those that have been frozen under tough sanctions put in place against the Latin American country by the government of President Donald Trump.

Washington’s sanctions, which include the illegal confiscation of Venezuelan assets abroad and an economic blockade, have caused enormous suffering for millions of people in the country
Source : Agencies
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