The hardline US National Security Adviser John Bolton has issued a warning to India against buying Venezuelan oil, saying it “will not be forgotten” and that Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Alberto Arreaza has countered that it was an attempt to impose Washington’s global “dictatorship”.
Bolton tweeted on Tuesday: “Nations and firms that support (Venezuelan President Nicolas) Maduro’s theft of Venezuelan resources will not be forgotten”, and displayed with it a news story about Venezuelan Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo visiting India to sell more oil.
His tweet continued with the warning: “The US will continue to use all of its powers to preserve the Venezuelan people’s assets and we encourage all nations to work together to do the same.” Read More
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