Sanctions contrary: Venezuela will be sending US humanitarian assistanceUncategorized August 31, 2017
Venezuela is to give the victims of hurricane Harvey regions of the United States humanitarian assistance. On 30 August, said the foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, reports Agency Deutsche Welle.
According to him, the amount of aid will be about $5 million Funds for the same amount the city of Houston and other affected regions of the United States will provide preddefoltnom company Citgo from Venezuelan oil and gas concern PDVSA. The headquarters of the company is located in Houston.
Arreaza assured that the funds for “construction and rehabilitation of housing” will also be provided through the share of sales refining company Citgo. “Every citizen of the United States, which will go to the gas station and fill the tank with gasoline Citgo will contribute to the recovery of the affected regions”, – said the foreign Minister of Venezuela.
Earlier, Citgo donated $500 thousand to the inauguration of U.S. President Donald trump.
According to the Agency, in November of 2016 as collateral for one of the credits of Moscow Venezuela provided a 49.9% stake in Citgo Rosneft. The cost is about $8 billion, but she herself is a debtor in case of bankruptcy, Venezuela will move to Rosneft. “However, most likely, it will fall under the US sanctions,” – said in DW.