US Plans to Impose Additional Sanctions on Venezuelan Government

© REUTERS / Ints KalninsUS Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speech next to Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid as they visit NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence mission and Estonian troops in Tallinn, Estonia July 31, 2017.
US Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speech next to Estonia's President Kersti Kaljulaid as they visit NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence mission and Estonian troops in Tallinn, Estonia July 31, 2017. - Sputnik International
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Vice President Mike Pence the United States is planning to increase economic pressure on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with additional sanctions until the government agrees to hold elections.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States is planning to increase economic pressure on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with additional sanctions until the government agrees to hold elections, Vice President Mike Pence told guests during a speech in Doral, Florida.

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"At President [Donald] Trump's direction, the United States has already issued three rounds of targeted sanctions against Maduro and his inner circle and there is more to come," Pence stated on Wednesday. "And we will continue to act until the Maduro regime holds free and fair elections, releases all political prisoners and ends the repression of the Venezuelan people."

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