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Maduro calls for a criminal investigation against those involved in the “theft” of Venezuelan gold in the UK

July 3, 2020

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has requested that a criminal investigation be carried out against those involved in the “theft” of gold by the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) deposited with the Bank of England (BoE) in relation to the judgment , which grants control over bars to the self-proclaimed “responsible president” Juan Guaidó.

“Today President Nicolás Maduro (…) asked the judicial authorities in Venezuela to start an investigation into those involved in this theft of the resources of all Venezuelans,” announced his Vice President Delcy Rodríguez. to report on the development of the coronavirus pandemic in the country at the daily appearance on Thursday.

“Gold belongs to Venezuelans, it is not from this gang of villains who are trying to pay political favors to the UK with the territory and resources of Venezuela to satisfy their personal interests and those of the United States,” Rodríguez VTV claimed .

Maduro calls for a criminal investigation against those involved in the “theft” of Venezuelan gold in the UKMaduro calls for a criminal investigation against those involved in the “theft” of Venezuelan gold in the UK

Rodríguez therefore referred to the “extravagant” decision by the United Kingdom’s High Court to transfer control to the ad hoc board of directors of Guaidó’s 31 tonnes of gold, valued at approximately $ 1,450 million, held by the BCV in the BoE the ‘Chavista’ dome of the central bank.