The US and Russia argue on humanitarian aid to Venezuela. The U.S. government imposed sanctions against Venezuelan security forces, Russia was demonstratively behind President Maduro.
The US has imposed further punitive measures against persons from the environment of the Venezuelan heads of state, Nicolás Maduro. Are affected six high-ranking security forces, among them staff of the national guard and the police. The U.S. Treasury Department makes partly responsible for the Blockade of aid shipments.
By the sanctions will freeze any assets of those Concerned in the United States. In addition, citizens and companies are allowed to in the United States will not do business with them. The Visa of other officials and their families were cancelled, according to the U.S. government."In the United States are not welcome,"
The United States increase pressure on the government of Maduro more "supporters of Maduro, in need of human rights or violations, by the people stealing and the democracy of Venezuela to undermine, in the United States are not welcome," said the US special representative for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams. According to the US state Department already 49 people have been deprived of a visa.
The United States called on other States also have such steps. The government of President Donald Trump supports the self-appointed transitional President Juan Guaidó. "The day will come when Maduro resignation," said U.S. representative Abrams. The United States will go on confrontation with Russia.