May 10, 2019

Pompeo to push Russia to end support of Venezuela's Maduro

Featuring Elizabeth Rosenberg

Source: Platts

Journalist Brian Scheid

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to discuss Russia's ongoing support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, including ongoing oil and product trade that the Trump administration views as undermining US sanctions, sources said Friday.

"We disagree with Russia's continued support for Maduro and that's going to be the subject of discussion," a senior State Department official said during a briefing with reporters Friday. "We are concerned about Russia's role in Venezuela and support for Maduro is a losing bet."

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  • Elizabeth Rosenberg

    Senior Fellow and Director, Energy, Economics and Security Program

    Elizabeth Rosenberg is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Economics, and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. In this capacity, she publishes a...