US not ready to impose sanctions on Rosneft for business in Venezuela, says special envoy

11.09.2019

Washington is not yet ready to impose sanctions on Rosneft in connection with the company’s business in Venezuela, but may consider possible restrictive measures in the future, US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said during a telephone briefing broadcast in Brussels.

"Yes, the United States may impose sanctions on Rosneft [for activities in Venezuela], but we are not there yet," he said.


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