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The United States Sanctions Rosneft Trading S.A. to Secure Venezuela’s Natural Resources

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 18, 2020 On February 18, the United States took action to halt the former Maduro regime’s theft of Venezuela’s assets and continued usurpation of democracy by sanctioning Rosneft Trading S.A., a Swiss-incorporated, Russian-owned oil brokerage firm, for operating in Venezuela’s oil sector. Additionally, Rosneft Trading board ...
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The United States Condemns Detention of Interim President Guaido’s Family Member

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 15, 2020 The United States strongly condemns the detention of Juan Jose Marquez, uncle of interim President Juan Guaido, and demands his immediate release. The preposterous charges that have been put forward further exemplify the increasing desperation of Maduro and his corrupt associates. Manufacturing evidence to justify arbitrary, ...
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USAID Administrator Mark Green meets with the interim president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the honorable Juan Guaidó

Readout For Immediate Release Thursday, February 6, 2020 Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov The following is attributable to Acting Spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala: On February 6, 2020, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green met with the Interim President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the Honorable Juan Guaidó, ...
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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Meeting with Interim President Juan Guaido of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 6, 2020 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Interim President Juan Guaido of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and underscored our unwavering support for his democratic leadership. The two discussed Interim President Guaido’s successful international trip and his ...
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Remarks by President Trump in State of the Union Address

U.S. Capitol Washington, D.C. 9:06 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you very much. Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States — (applause) — and my fellow citizens: Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you ...
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