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Venezuela opposition to leave Citgo funds, management untouched - envoy

16 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON Venezuela's opposition has no plans to use funds belonging to U.S. refiner Citgo, which is owned by state oil company PDVSA, despite having named a new board for the company this week, the self-declared interim government's U.S. envoy said on Friday.

Venezuela opposition's U.S. envoy has no 'crystal ball' on Maduro exit

16 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON The Venezuelan opposition’s envoy to the United States said on Friday there was no telling how long it would take to oust President Nicolas Maduro but that efforts to end his rule were "irreversible," despite the failure so far to convince the military to abandon him.

Venezuela opposition to leave Citgo funds, management untouched: envoy

15 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON Venezuela's opposition has no plans to use funds belonging to U.S. refiner Citgo, which is owned by state oil company PDVSA, despite having named a new board for the company this week, the self-declared interim government's U.S. envoy said on Friday.

Venezuela opposition's U.S. envoy has no 'crystal ball' on Maduro exit

15 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON The Venezuelan opposition’s envoy to the United States said on Friday there was no telling how long it would take to oust President Nicolas Maduro but that efforts to end his rule were "irreversible," despite the failure so far to convince the military to abandon him.

U.S. lawmakers want more information on Saudi journalist's death

15 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Senate asked the Trump administration on Thursday to tell them more about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi consulate last year, days after a missed deadline for a detailed report on his death prompted an angry bipartisan backlash.

Democratic lawmakers say U.S. military action in Venezuela 'not an option'

14 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday said Congress would oppose U.S. military intervention in Venezuela and challenged the credibility of President Donald Trump's special envoy, Elliott Abrams, over his past embrace of American covert action. | Video

U.S. House backs measure to end U.S. support for Saudis in Yemen war

13 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a resolution that would end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen, as many lawmakers sought to push President Donald Trump to toughen his policy towards the kingdom.

U.S. senators to try again to pass Russia sanctions bill

13 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a bill on Wednesday that would impose stiff new sanctions on Russia over its meddling in U.S. elections and aggression against Ukraine, the latest congressional effort to push President Donald Trump to ratchet up Washington's response to Moscow.

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. senators to again try to pass Russia sanctions bill

13 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON, Feb 13 U.S. Republican and Democratic senators on Wednesday will introduce a bill seeking to punish Russia for meddling in U.S. elections and for its aggression in Ukraine by imposing sanctions on its banking, energy sector and foreign debt.

Trump objects to measure ending U.S. support for Saudis in Yemen war

12 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration threatened on Monday to veto an effort in the U.S. Congress to end U.S. military support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen, continuing a stand-off with lawmakers over policy toward the kingdom.

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