USA fortsetter å ramme Venezuela og holde landet nede økonomisk

"Trump Claims to Have Venezuela "surrounded" as Iranian Tankers Approach

Venezuela`s armed forces will escort the vessels upon reaching territorial waters.

Santiago de Chile, May 21, 2020 ( US President Donald Trump issued new threats against Venezuela on Wednesday.

"We`ve got it surrounded, it`s surrounded at a level that nobody even knows but they know. We are watching to see what happens," he warned during a conference call with Hispanic leaders.

The president`s remarks come amid escalating tensions over Iran`s fuel shipments to Venezuela.

Five Iranian tankers are en route to the South American country, carrying at least US $ 45.5 million in gasoline and other products. According to maritime tracking data, the closest vessel, Fortune, is currently three days from port.

Washington is mulling unilateral sanctions aimed at blocking the shipments, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday."


"Venezuela is currently suffering widespread gasoline shortage with domestic production hamstrung by US sanctions prohibiting the import of vital diluents and spare parts needed to reactivate the country`s capacity.

Since 2017, the Trump administration has targeted Venezuela with crushing economic sanctions, including an oil embargo blocking fuel exports to the Caribbean country as well as a blanket ban on dealing with Venezuelan state entities."


Men det er ikke politisk korrekt for MSM i Norge å kritisere Trump når det gjelder dette.

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