President Maduro demands to return assets stolen from Citgo and stop its destruction

Venezuela will never give up on the recovery of the Citgo company, which belongs to PDVSA and the entire Venezuelan people,” said the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, during a special interview, conducted on the “360º” program broadcast by Venezolana de Televisión (VTV), during his return to the nation, after participating in the 8th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), held in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

He highlighted that this state oil company, which has thousands of service stations in the United States, has a value of more than 12 billion dollars, and currently five billion dollars are frozen, corresponding to the annual profits generated by the company. company for productivity, therefore, he denounced that the great surnames (Guaidó, López, Capriles, Machado, Borges), have stolen this money that can serve so much for Venezuelans, and now they intend to dismember it:

They are bandits, now their maneuver is to dismember the Citgo company. “They distributed it piece by piece for themselves,” said President Maduro while ensuring that it is up to Venezuela to act legally, although he denounced that international organizations, as a result of the blockade against the nation: “They deny the right of defense to the country, to PDVSA. who is the direct owner. They cannot have lawyers in court to defend Citgo, but they do let those surnames have lawyers, who are precisely the ones who want to steal and dismember the company.”

The head of state stated that with Citgo’s money, there are many things that can be done in Venezuela to provide care to the people. He highlighted that the first action of the sanctions was precisely to steal Citgo, which bought the oil it produces exclusively for that refinery. “There were between 700 to 800 thousand barrels a day that were no longer sold to this company that processes the fuel we need. We stopped receiving the gasoline that was only three or four days from the coasts of our country and the income of one billion per year that we received in December was cut off.”

Despite all the damages made against Venezuela by imperialism and surnames, the national leader called to remain calm, “we are historically right, they want to put their claws into Venezuela and turn the country into a colony, but “This people never becomes demoralized and never gives up and converts indignation into a fighting force.”