Venezuela To Sue US In International Criminal Court

President Nicolas Maduro has announced that Venezuela will sue US in International Criminal Court (ICC) for severe damage caused by the economic sanctions. Meanwhile, an India-Russia partnership is helping Venezuela bypass the US imposed sanctions.

Venezuela to sue US in International Criminal Court
Venezuela to sue US in International Criminal Court

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that his government will file a lawsuit against the United States in the International Criminal Court (ICC).

The juridical tribunal, which is associated to the United Nations, is in charge of penalizing states whose governments perpetrate severe violations against international law and human rights.

Maduro said the basis of the lawsuit is the severe damage caused on Venezuela by the economic sanctions imposed by the administration of US President Donald Trump reported Press TV.

Maduro said Washington’s sanctions, which include the illegal confiscation of Venezuelan assets abroad and an economic blockade, have caused enormous suffering for millions of people in the Latin American country.

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The Venezuelan leader added that the lawsuit is one of several legal actions his country is taking to confront what he describes as the US’s economic war to bring down his government.

Meanwhile, on the opposition side, some believe Maduro’s lawsuit will be dismissed. However, some experts believe the lawsuit will uncover the United States’ hostility.

Venezuela has pledged to activate all legal means against the ongoing US economic sanctions. Many experts believe that the International Criminal Court must condemn what they see as the US aggression against Venezuela.

India Russia Partnership help Venezuela bypass US Sanctions

Hugo Chavez, the former President used to roam the streets of Venezuela in tanks filled with Gold bars displaying to his countrymen how their Gold and Oil would be used to pull the nation out of the Petrodollar system. Chavez is assassinated before fulfilling his dream and Venezuela has gone through some 20 years of US sanctions that has progressively strangled her economy. Now, an India Russia partnership is helping Venezuela bypass US sanctions.

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