Trump has signed an Executive order prohibiting U.S. transactions with the public debt of Venezuela


WASHINGTON, may 21. /TASS/. President Donald trump has signed an Executive order aimed at limiting the possibilities of the Venezuelan government to sell state assets and prohibiting any US transactions with the public debt of Venezuela. This was announced Monday at a special briefing for journalists, the representative of the US administration of high rank.

“The President today signed a new Executive decree, which limits the regime’s ability to liquidate state assets at bargain prices at the expense of the Venezuelan people. We will not sit idly by while the assets of Venezuela primatyvajutsja this corrupt regime and sold for a pittance,” – said the representative of the Executive branch of the United States.

“We signed today an Executive order closes another version of corruption, which, as we have seen, used, – said the moderator of the briefing. – It deprives Venezuelan officials the ability to assign a improper price for the state assets and sell them off for kickbacks”.

As said the representative of the US government, the new decree, more specifically, “prohibits American citizens and any persons in the United States, any transaction related to the acquisition of any debt obligations of the Venezuelan government, including accounts receivable.” The current Washington’s move affects including the “duty belonging to PDVSA, the state oil company” of Venezuela, said the representative of the American administration.

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