US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan ‘dictator’ Maduro

SKY NEWS | Monday 31 July 2017

Unrest in Caracas during a protest over the election

The US has hit Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with financial sanctions after the election to rewrite the constitution.

“Yesterday’s illegitimate elections confirm that Maduro is a dictator who disregards the will of the Venezuelan people,” US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement announcing the action.

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