US gives opposition leader Guaido control over some Venezuelan assets
Published time: 29 Jan, 2019 13:44Edited time: 29 Jan, 2019 14:00
The certification, issued on Tuesday, applies to certain Venezuelan government and Central Bank property held by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York or any other US insured banks.
“This certification will help Venezuela’s legitimate government safeguard those assets for the benefit of the Venezuelan people,” State Department spokesman Robert Palladino said in a statement.
— Steve Herman (@W7VOA) January 29, 2019
#BREAKING : #US gives opposition leader @jguaido control over some #Venezuelan/n assets. Now this is a huge development in the domain of world politics, esp its “interference” aspect: strip assets from official gov using your influence to empower whoever else you like.
— Maxim A. Suchkov (@MSuchkov_ALM) January 29, 2019