US imposes new Venezuela sanctions on 3 individuals, 16 entities - Treasury
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  • 03:15 18 September 2019

US imposes new Venezuela sanctions on 3 individuals, 16 entities - Treasury

 The United States has targeted three individuals and 16 entities in new sanctions against Venezuela, the Treasury Department said in a press release on Tuesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.

"Today, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated three individuals and 16 entities for their connections to Alex Nain Saab Moran (Alex Saab) and his business partner, Alvaro Enrique Pulido Vargas (Alvaro Pulido)," the release said.

In August, the US administration announced tough new measures against the Maduro government, ordering to freeze all Venezuelan government assets in the US and ban transactions with the authorities.   

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