The Secretary of State of the United States, Mike Pompeo, reaffirmed Tuesday the support of the Venezuelan people and the government of the President (E) Juan Guaidó. His statements are related to the recent sanctions imposed by the US. UU. to Nicolás Maduro’s regime and its collaborators to protect the assets of the Venezuelan nation.
“On August 5, the United States imposed blocking sanctions on the Government of Venezuela, to attack the Maduro’s regime and those who support it. General licenses allow humanitarian aid and protect the government led by Juan Guaidó”, said Pompeo on his Twitter account.
The statement published by the Secretary of State clarified that: “While this is not an embargo, this significant action is in response to the continued usurpation of power by Maduro (…) as well as human rights abuses, including extrajudicial murders, torture, arbitrary arrests and detention of Venezuelan citizens and interference with freedom of expression ”.
“Together, with our democratic partners in the region and around the world, the United States supports the interim president Guaidó, the democratically elected National Assembly and the people of Venezuela in their attempt to restore constitutional order and democracy in their country” , concluded the official document published by the United States.
The United States of America is one of the countries that has more forcefully supported the Venezuelan democratic movement that seeks to end the usurpation of Nicolás Maduro. Recently, he informed that they will even participate in the reconstruction of the country when the regime vacates power.