Sanctions are crimes against humanity

The vice president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez said at the closing of the International Academic Conference "Unilateral Coercive Measures: Disrespect for International Law and Generation of Serious Human Consequences", that the sanctions constitute crimes against humanity against the Human Rights of more than 30 countries that do not bow to the interests of US imperialism and its allies.

During her speech, the senior official of the National Executive asserted that "no one can deny that unilateral coercive measures are a terrible crime for the peoples who are victims and geopolitical objectives of these measures," stating that "multilateralism must be redefined as a mechanism of defense against this violation of human rights, reiterating that unilateral coercive measures are a crime against humanity ”.

"It is an absolutely global violation of International Law, the Charter of the United Nations and I must say it as a country victim of the blockade, that the countries feel defenseless because we do not have mechanisms to which to resort" - Vice President Delcy categorically asserted Rodriguez.

Next, she asserted that "Venezuela was excluded from the international financial system, showing a disrespect for international law, with serious human consequences."

The vice president explained that the economic blockade not only limits the overcoming of the pandemic, but will also generate greater health vicissitudes.

Finally, Rodríguez indicated that “on behalf of the President of the Republic Nicolás Maduro I greet this Conference. I thank all those who have taken their word to denounce what unilateral coercive measures mean ”.



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