US is preparing new sanctions against Venezuela

US authorities are preparing additional sanctions against Venezuela. This was stated by the American Special Envoy for Venezuela, Elliot Abrams.

“We are talking about additional sanctions against individuals, as well as economic sanctions,” the official said.

Abrams explained that in Washington they consider it necessary to combine “positive and negative” measures in order to get the president of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro to leave the government. Among the “positive” measures, he called fundraising to support the Venezuelan opposition.


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