The Office of Foreign Assets Control of the United States Department of the Treasury imposed sanctions against CONVIASA, a Venezuelan airline with its headquarters near Caracas .
According to Steven Mnuchin, the regime uses the state airline to move corrupt officials around the world to boost support for its criminal organization. The Trump Administration will not allow the regime to continue robbing people and abusing state assets.
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Also, the Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, explained that Maduro and his corrupt cronies use Venezuela’s state owned airline to support their illegal regime.
The regime rejected the sanctions in a statement late last week.
In a recent dialogue with Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, according to EFEnews, the Russians plan to expand military cooperation with the dictator Maduro, against possible armed threats.