Trump proposes new sanctions against Venezuela

Trump proposes new sanctions against Venezuela

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The American president Donald Trump has Friday a decree signed that the trade in Venezuelan debt doesn’t allow.

The “solid” financial penalties should the pressure on the regime of president Nicolás Maduro step up to his “tyranny” to stop, said the White House Friday.

American banks may, by the decree no longer bonds of the Venezuelan state or staatsoliebedrijf PDVSA to buy. This must be the access of the regime to foreign currency cutting.

Other commercial and humanitarian transactions, according to the White House still allowed, including the in – and output of oil. Venezuela, an important olieland, exports much oil to the United States.

The American ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said Friday that the U.S. “dictatorship” that Maduro is trying to establish will not tolerate.

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