The idea of unlocking funds in the accounts of the government of Venezuela merit opposition leader Juan Guido - a cynical attempt to score points on the suffering of the people, said Deputy official representative of the MFA of Russia Alexei Zaitsev.
Earlier, the US special envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said that the leader of the Venezuelan opposition Juan Guido and his provisional government soon will allocate assets in the amount of $ 20 million to which they have access in the United States, the pan American health organization and other humanitarian agencies.
USA will increase pressure on the government of Venezuela led by President Nicolas Maduro and intend to impose new sanctions, said US special representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams.
"We have imposed some sanctions last week, some this week. I have no doubt that this will continue and will be even more pressure, sanctions and diplomatic activity in which we engage," said Abrams in a press briefing.
The Venezuelan foreign Ministry urged to condemn the statements of the U.S. southern command about the excessive control of the Venezuelan waters and called provocation maneuvers of the missile destroyer "Pinckney" in their adjacent waters.
"The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela refers to the national and international community to condemn shameful statements by the southern command of the United States of America, which indicated that Venezuela was undergoing "excessive control" over their jurisdictional waters, while the warship USS Pinckney (DDG-91) was the tree in our contiguous zone at a distance of 16.1 nautical miles from the coast of Venezuela," - said in a statement the foreign Ministry Jorge Arreaza on Twitter.
The US President Donald trump said Sunday on the occasion of the independence Day of Venezuela that the United States will continue to "fight socialism" and traditionally criticized the country's authorities led by President Nicolas Maduro.
"The Venezuelan people are suffering under the yoke of the illegitimate and tyrannical regime that intends to destroy democratic institutions, to violate human rights, engage in open corruption and exploit the worst economic and humanitarian crisis in recent history. But the US has high hopes for the people of Venezuela," - said in a written statement, trump, which was distributed by the White house. He expressed the hope that Venezuela "will reach true independence".
The decision of the High court of London in a dispute over the gold of Venezuela at 930 million euros was absolutely expected, Britain did not recognize the legitimate government of President Nicolas Maduro, said the RIA Novosti St. Petersburg state University Professor Victor Kheyfets.
London's high court in a dispute between the Bank of Venezuela and Bank of England about the return of gold bullion to 930 million euros held in the United Kingdom, recognized the legitimacy of the presidency, opposition leader Juan Guido, who illegally declared himself head of state. The Central Bank of Venezuela has declared that will appeal against the decision of the court of London.
The Chairman of the National electoral Council of Venezuela Indira Alfonso announced that the election of deputies to the National Assembly on 6 December.
"The act of voting will be held on December 6, 2020," she said in a speech broadcast by the channel teleSUR.
Parliamentary elections in Venezuela will take place in December, said the head of the electoral Council of the country Indira Alfonso Izagirre.
"In December, Venezuelans will elect by 277 parliamentarians that 66% of MPs more... It's time to choose," she said, speaking on state television VTV.
The US government has tightened export restrictions of Russia, China and Venezuela. The relevant document, the Bureau of industry and security of the Ministry of industry and trade was published in April, and on 29 June came into force.
The new rules relate to the issuance of licenses for the export to specified countries of goods that can be used by military or for military purposes. This list includes dozens of new positions in the field of instrument and engineering, telecommunications, software and technology, including space (excluding required for operation of the ISS), sensors, lasers, and other similar equipment. For the export of such equipment requires special permission of the us authorities.
Marine invasion of Venezuela, which failed to prevent the may 3, was prepared by the opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, a fugitive from justice in the Spanish Embassy in Caracas, said the Minister of communications of Venezuela, Jorge Rodriguez.
"All the elements of planning, which led to an armed military invasion was planned at the residence of the Ambassador of Spain in Caracas," - said Rodriguez, speaking at the residence of the government.
Moscow will support Venezuela in its resistance to external dictates and attempts to force regime change in the country, said the Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
USA January 2019 not recognize Nicolas Maduro the President of the country, and I think the interim head of state leader of the Venezuelan opposition of Juan Guido, illegally proclaimed himself President.
Caracas is grateful to Moscow for help in establishing the political dialogue, said foreign Minister of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza.
In mid-June, the Venezuelan government confirmed the intention to hold elections under the control of the opposition in the National Assembly this year, without identifying the specific date of the vote. For 2021 elections of state governors in the country.
The U.S. began active resistance to the authorities of Venezuela led by President Nicolas Maduro, fearing the threat of increased influence in the Republic of Russia, China, Cuba and Iran, said a former adviser to the American leader, John Bolton.
On Tuesday, she released the memoir of former US presidential Advisor for national security Bolton, in which he describes his work in the White house in the years 2018-19.
United States are unable to control significant assets by the authorities of Venezuela after his recognition by the President of opposition leader Juan Guido, says ex-White house adviser for national security John Bolton.
This is stated in his book "the Room where it happened: a memoir of the White house," which went on sale Tuesday.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he was willing to talk with U.S. President Donald trump, when need be, but the conversation should build on respect.
Trump earlier said he was ready for talks with Maduro, but just to discuss one issue – the care of the Venezuelan leader from his post.
US President, Donald trump continues to recognize the leader of the Venezuelan opposition of Juan Guido President, said Monday the press Secretary of the White house Keighley Makineni.
Previously, trump said that he didn't like the idea of the recognition of Guido President, adding that he could "live without it", but agreed, since he had no objections. In addition, he said he "would think about the meeting" with the leaders of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro, but now rejected a similar proposal, adding later that the meeting could only be "a peaceful departure" Maduro.
The US President Donald trump said that could think of meeting the leader of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro, but not now.
According to trump, he "was not necessarily a supporter" of the idea of recognition by the President of opposition leader Juan Guido. Last year, Guido illegally declared himself the head of Venezuela.
The United States expanded the sanctions list against the government of Venezuela, added three citizens of Mexico, eight companies and two oil tankers, the report said the U.S. Treasury.
At the same time, two tankers and two companies were excluded from the list.
The opposition leader of Venezuela Juan Guido did not recognize the appointment of the National electoral Council (CNE) approved the country's Supreme court.
"Our position is clear in 2018, we do not participate in the farce, and do not recognize the illegitimate elections Board," he said Guido.
Russia will never accept the U.S. argument about the change of power in Venezuela and the departure of President Nicolas Maduro, said Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.
"The problem is that the US in its policy towards Venezuela places top priority the requirement to replace the legitimate government, led by President Nicolas Maduro. We are unable for reasons of principle to take this approach, because it is a continuation of the policy of regime change, which we observe on the part of Americans in recent decades," Ryabkov said during an online discussion devoted to Russian-American relations organized by the Council on foreign relations.
The French foreign Ministry has denied reports that the leader of the Venezuelan opposition Juan Guido is in the French Embassy in Caracas.
Earlier, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza said that Guido hiding in the French Embassy, and noted that the government was awaiting his extradition to justice.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza confirmed rumors that illegally proclaimed himself President of Venezuela Juan Guido hiding in the French Embassy, and demanded his extradition to justice.
According to the Minister, Guido is a direct participant in "Operation Gideon" - attempt sea invasion to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro, so he "owes Venezuelan justice and the people of Venezuela".
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo called fictive decision of the Supreme court of Venezuela recognized the legitimacy of the ousting of opposition leader Juan Guido from the post of speaker of Parliament.
The constitutional chamber of the Supreme court of Venezuela, TSJ has recognised a legally valid management team of the new National Assembly, elected by the deputies in January in 2020-2021 years
Anti-terrorism Tribunal of Venezuela issued a decree on preventive detention of a group accused of involvement in the attempted invasion of the country of a group of mercenaries.
In a statement, the Venezuelan Supreme court lists the names of the eight accused, including two women, according to the decision of the Tribunal will be transferred into custody. No two U.S. citizens who were detained in this case among a few dozen other people.