Considers Venezuela oil sale restrictions, sanctions, says U.S. Secretary of State

Updated:9 months, 1 week ago IST

Buenos Aires (Argentina), Feb 05 (ANI): United Stated Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday said that the U.S. is continuing to consider restricting the sale of oil from Venezuela and that officials are analyzing the impact of potential oil sanctions on business interests. “The situation is becoming quite dire in Venezuela, so one of the aspects of considering sanctioning oil is what effect would it have on the Venezuelan people, and is it a step that might bring this to an end, to a more rapid end,” Tillerson said. “Not doing anything to bring this to an end is also asking the Venezuelan people to suffer for a much longer time”, Tillerson added.

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