Five tankers have sailed in recent days from Iran and are sailing to the Venezuelan Caribbean. The Persian regime transports gasoline for Venezuela, which is experiencing a severe fuel shortage. This cooperation is carried out, despite the United States sanctions against Caracas and Tehran.
The interim government of Juan Guaidó and a large part of the international community, with the United States at the forefront, They denounce that Iran tries with this maneuver to increase its presence in the region. Since Chavismo, however, in the last hours they have celebrated the shipment of Iranian ships.
This Thursday, the Minister of Popular Power for the Venezuelan Penitentiary Service, Iris Varela He threatened to harass opponents who in future use Iranian gasoline. "To the scrawny one that we catch queuing to fill up gasoline brought by our Iranian friends, and guaranteed by President Nicolás Maduro, we will take a nice photo and we will make it viral with a badge and everything", The Chavista official pointed out on her Twitter account.
"If they ask for a blockade they should NOT use that gasoline from the regime!"he added.
The message was published hours after a statement issued by the interim government on the transfer of the Persian tankers.
“Venezuela has the largest oil reserve in the world, but our people desperately suffer from an unprecedented gasoline shortage. Maduro's dictatorship has destroyed our main industry, putting it in the hands of a corrupt and destructive elite, ”the text states.
"The five Iranian tankers who are heading to our coasts with a million and a half barrels, will only serve to enrich the dictatorial gasoline mafia and supply for a few weeks some fuel to our people"he adds.
Along these lines, the Guaidó government maintained that this cooperation "is a new business for the corrupt."
In addition, through the statement the opposition authorities also expressed their mistrust of what tankers can transport, in addition to gasoline: "We cannot confirm or trust that these tankers only bring gasoline, as well as express our concern about where they come from: Iran is one of the countries most affected by the coronavirus in the world, as well as a sponsor of international terrorism."
The interim government reiterated that the alliance between these two regimes poses a threat to the entire region: "It is the synchronization of two systems that practice the violation of human rights and promote terrorism."
"We warn that said imported gasoline will be used again to enrich the pockets of a few, and we support the demand of our people: the mafia and the collection of gasoline in dollars must end, and the people must access gasoline freely," he concludes. the notice.
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