Became aware of the export of gold to Venezuela


Photo: Pavel Lisitsyn / RIA Novosti

In January, Venezuela made two flights of Russian cargo plane the Boeing 757, according to “Novaya Gazeta”. According to her, the aircraft were taken out of Russia belonging to the South American state of gold, which is then exchanged for cash dollars in the UAE, after the currency was delivered to Caracas.

Reported on two flights. The first was made on January 18-19. Loaded with gold Boeing 757 took off from Moscow and first landed at Dubai airport, where he, according to sources of the newspaper, met the collector armored cars of the Central Bank of the UAE. There the gold was unloaded, and the Board went further with a full $ containers. Another landing the plane made in the Moroccan city of Agadir and then went to Caracas. In Moscow, he returned on 23 January in the same way.

The second time the aircraft arrived in Caracas on January 30 with the difference that after Dubai, it was made two stopovers in Casablanca, Morocco, and the city Aspargus in Guinea-Bissau.

By January 2019 the Central Bank of Russia kept about 30 tons owned by Venezuela of gold. This is the largest part of the shares of gold reserve, which Caracas stores abroad. The other part is placed in European banks, particularly the Bank of England, who refused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in the return of the bullion.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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