USA may impose sanctions against Venezuela for the elections of the national constituent Assembly in that country. On Monday, July 31, reports Reuters.
It is noted that under the sanctions can get in the oil sector of Venezuela and several high-ranking Venezuelan officials. As a possible measure, called the ban on the sale of the US light crude oil, Venezuela which mixes with the heavy fuel and exports.
Reuters sources admit that sanctions could be announced as early as Monday.
July 30, in Venezuela, elections are held in the national constituent Assembly. This body will be empowered to amend the Constitution.
July 18, U.S. President Donald trump said that if the administration of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro will not cancel his plans to convene July 30, constituent Assembly, Washington would take “decisive and rapid economic action.” The us leader noted that “the United States will not stand by while Venezuela collapses”.
In Venezuela for several months, the confrontation between President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition. The reason for the discontent was the deepest economic crisis in the country caused by the fall in world oil prices — the main export product. The riots are from the beginning of April, victims of collisions became more than 100 people.