The President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, denounced this Wednesday that international banks blocked the resources of Venezuela to pay the transmission rights of the Olympic Games (Olympic Games) Tokyo 2020, the President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, denounced this Wednesday.
"They blocked us the funds destined to cancel the payment of the transmission rights of the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. The financial persecution prevents the organizing commission from collecting the money from Venezuela," he explained.
He stressed that the resources were paid so that Venezuelans could see the broadcasts of the games, "now we intend to leave Venezuelans without being able to see the games due to the criminal blockade that they continue to apply to Venezuela," said the President during a dedicated working day. to the agricultural sector to boost national production and exports.
The national leader emphasized that these actions are the product of the illegal coercive measures that the United States administration exercises against the Venezuelan people.
He announced that the Minister of People's Power for Youth and Sports, Mervin Maldonado, is, from Tokyo, Japan, managing the release of the money, and the people can enjoy the transmission for free.
He instructed the Vice President of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, to file a complaint about the bank persecution, "due to the imperial commitment."