Statements & Remarks

Statement by a Treasury Spokesperson on Venezuela

Washington – A U.S. Department of the Treasury Spokesperson today issued the following statement on Venezuela:

“This week, President Trump recognized Juan Guaidó as the interim President of Venezuela. Diplomatic and economic relations between the United States and Venezuela must be consistent with the United States’ recognition of Juan Guaidó and the National Assembly. The United States will use its economic and diplomatic tools to ensure that commercial transactions by the Venezuelan Government, including those involving its state-owned enterprises and international reserves, are consistent with this recognition.”