February 13, 2020 "Information
Clearing House" - Venezuela’s
Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza arrived
in The Hague (Netherlands) on Thursday to
file a complaint with the International
Criminal Court (ICC) against
the United States and its sanctions.
During his meeting with the Court, Arreaza exposed
the crimes against humanity perpetrated by the U.S.
government in its failed attempt to overthrow Venezuela's
President Nicolas Maduro.
Currently, the economic, financial, and
commercial sanctions imposed by President Donald
Trump administration have prevented Venezuela from
accessing international markets.
As a consequence, the Venezuelan people's rights
to health, food, and development have been
"We have the right, the obligation, and the
responsibility to protect our people," Arreaza said
at a press conference held after handing over the
documentation of the case to the Hague court.
"The consequences of U.S. coercive unilateral
measures are crimes against humanity and violate
both international laws and the United Nations
from President Nicolas Maduro, Foreign
Minister Jorge Arreaza arrives in The
Hague and introduces a complaint to the
International Criminal Court for crimes
against humanity committed by the US
government against the people of
Venezuela. Justice against the
During his presentation, the Venezuelan Foreign
Minister also stressed that the U.S. unilateral
coercive measures are "weapons of mass destruction"
that affect various peoples of the world.
Therefore, the action that the Venezuelan
government is taking before the Criminal Court will
set a precedent for international law and
The most recent U.S. sanction was directed
against Conviasa airlines, a public company that
carries out non-profit operations for public
programs such as "Return to the Homeland" and
This article was published by "TeleSur"
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