OFFICIAL STATEMENT 166
Foreign Affairs denies that sanctions are contemplated against Spain with regard to Venezuela

​The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation denies that the US Department of State has contemplated taking any action against Spain with regard to Venezuela

01/11/2019
After consulting with the US authorities in Washington as well as the US embassy in Madrid, the Government is able to confirm that no such measures have been contemplated.

Indeed, to impose sanctions, a procedure involving the Departments of Treasury and the State would be required, which was never considered.

Spain and the United States have a close and smooth relationship, and they continue to work in coordination for the mutual benefit of both nations. This collaboration is also evident in the case of Venezuela where both nations are committed to a speedy resolution of the situation in the country.

 

 

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