Venezuela: Sanctions

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 19th November 2018.

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Photo of John Spellar John Spellar Labour, Warley

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will take steps with his international counterparts to impose sanctions on the leading figures in the Venezuelan Maduro regime.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

The UK does not have its own domestic sanctions regime but does act with the international community to implement UN and EU sanctions.

We agreed a tough EU sanctions regime on Venezuela in November 2017. Travel bans and assets freezes were imposed on seven government officials in February 2018 and a further 11 officials in July 2018.

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