The US imposed sanctions on the Swiss branch of “Rosneft”

США ввели санкции против швейцарского филиала "Роснефти"

Washington imposed sanctions against “Rosneft trading”, which is a Swiss subsidiary of Russian avtopostachannia “Rosneft”, for the financial support of the regime of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela.

This was stated on Tuesday in the US State Department, reports the correspondent of UKRINFORM.

“The United States February 18, took steps to stop the theft of resources of Venezuela and the long usurpation of democracy by the former regime Maduro, imposing sanctions against “Rosneft trading” – the Swiss branch of a Russian company”, – stated in the message.

In addition, restrictions were imposed on Chairman of the Board and President of the company “Rosneft trading” Didier Casimiro, who is also Vice-President of the Russian company “Rosneft” on oil-refining, petrochemical, Commerce and logistics.

As emphasized in the U.S. Department of state, “Rosneft trading” was strengthened in financial terms, the dictatorial regime of Maduro, who resorted to repression of the Venezuelan people.

“Maduro has destroyed the institutions, the economy and infrastructure of Venezuela, enriching themselves and their friends through the abuse of public power supported by Russia, Cuba, Iran and China,” – noted in the U.S. Department of State.