US to announce more Venezuela sanctions this week

  • 01:29 27 February 2019

US to announce more Venezuela sanctions this week

The United States will announce more sanctions against Venezuela this week and will introduce a UN resolution on humanitarian aid delivery into the country, US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams told reporters on Tuesday, ONA reports citing Sputniknews.

"We have said that sanctions will continue, we announced sanctions yesterday," Abrams said. "There will be more, there will be more this week, there will be more next week. We'll continue to impose sanctions on high-ranking members of the regime and people who handle their financial affairs".

He added that the United States would reintroduce a UN resolution this week calling for humanitarian aid delivery to Venezuela.

Faig Mahmudov