The Treasury Department, through the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), reported this Thursday the extension of liquefied petroleum gas export permits to Venezuela.
According to the document, signed by the director of OFAC, Andrea Gacki, the measure, which expired on Friday, was renewed until July 12, 2023, refers RT news.
The text is called General License 40a, where “the export, re-export, direct or indirect” of liquefied gas to the South American country by the Petróleo de Venezuela company or any of its subsidiaries is authorized.
Last May, the Government of Venezuela confirmed that the US had authorized US and European oil companies to start negotiations with Venezuela to resume operations in their country.
“The Bolivarian Government of Venezuela has verified and confirmed the news published to the effect that the United States of America has authorized US and European oil companies to negotiate and restart operations in Venezuela,” said Executive Vice President Delcy Rodríguez. .
Subsequently, the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, reported that contacts began in March of this year, where negotiations began.
At the end of June, the head of state explained that the president of the National Assembly (AN), Jorge Rodriguezreceived “an important delegation from the United States and is working to give continuity to the bilateral agenda between the US government and the government of Venezuela.”