Elliot Arsfoto: Carolyn Kaster / AP Photo
Washington have the ability to impose sanctions on Russia over Venezuela. This was stated by the special representative of the U.S. Department of state Elliot Abrams, reports TASS.
According to him, “for Russians it would be a mistake to think that they have complete freedom of action. They do not have,” he said. The diplomat explained that the restrictive measures may affect the Russian economy, but declined to list possible options, noting that they are already on the table Secretary Mike Pompeo.
March 27, U.S. President Donald trump said that the Russian military must leave the territory of the Bolivarian Republic. Washington and the Organization of American States accused Moscow of a “reckless escalation” of the situation in Venezuela.
Two military transport aircraft arrived from Russia in Caracas on March 24. It was reported that they delivered 35 tons of cargo.
Video, photo All from Russia.