In late January, Juan Guaido, the head of the opposition-led National Assembly, proclaimed himself the South American nation's interim president, in a move swiftly recognized by the U.S. and a handful of other countries.
According to the United Nations, some 2.3 million Venezuelans have fled the country since 2015. The move forms a key part of his strategy to topple Maduro and install an interim government that would call new elections.
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"We stress that no new accounts have been opened and the bank does not plan to open any new accounts", Gazprombank said.
Norway's Equinor and France's Total are among the companies who run joint ventures with PDVSA.
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The minister said US sanctions meant Venezuela had lost $20 billion in revenues.
The president maintains that the United States is using Venezuela's humanitarian crisis as a cover-up for its military plans. The decision was made amid tension with some of its partners, which have withdrawn staff from Caracas since US sanctions were imposed in January.
Venezuela is open to barter-like payments from India to boost oil sales to the world's third-biggest oil consumer, the South American country's oil minister Manuel Quevedo said on Monday.
Somewhat dodging the question about when the "free and fair" elections - so craved by some foreign states and others who believe Nicholas Maduro "usurped" power amid the oppositions' boycott of last year's polls - might take place, Guaido refused to name any specific dates.
Amid a hyperinflationary economic collapse that has caused malnutrition and the exodus of millions of people, humanitarian aid has become a flashpoint in an intensifying political crisis.
Nicolas Maduro has asked OPEC to support one of its founding members-Venezuela-against the US sanctions on the Latin American country's oil industry and denounce the "shameless dispossession" of Venezuelan assets, but Maduro's plea has fallen on deaf ears, Reuters reported on Monday. Most of the crude oil it produces now is heavy or extra heavy.