Baku. 14 February. REPORT.AZ/ Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido’s representatives in the United States have the “capacity” to use bank accounts belonging to the country’s Washington embassy, Report informs citing the Reuters.
A source from the Venezuelan opposition noted “They’ve been made aware of the accounts,” said the team member, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. “We have the capacity, the capability, to sovereignly act upon them, but our approach is to be incredibly conservative given all the circumstances.”
The representatives of the opposition said that using any funds in the accounts was “not necessarily off the table” but noted that there had not been a budget process approved by Venezuela’s congress, which would normally be needed to make use of “outside resources.”
Notably, at the end of last month, the U.S. side allowed Guaido to gain control over some assets of the government and the Central Bank of Venezuela, which are on accounts of the Federal reserve Bank of New York and other American banks.
Earlier nineteen European countries recognized Guide interim President of Venezuela.