Venezuelan Oil Minister Says Terrorist Attack Targets PDVSA Gas Plant in Monagas

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Venezuelan Vice President and Petroleum Minister Tareck El Aissami stated on Sunday {that a} gasoline plant belonging to the state-run oil and gasoline firm Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) was focused by a terrorist assault in the northern state of Monagas, which has led to the power’s disruption.

“We want to inform the national and international community about a new terrorist act against our main oil company — PDVSA,” El Aissami stated in a voice message that the vice president’s workplace shared on Twitter.

The terrorist assault came about in the town of El Tejero on Friday night, the minister famous, offering no details about the doable victims.

El Aissami added that upkeep crews had been deployed and emergency protocols had been used to right away restore the infrastructure.

Caracas has repeatedly accused the United States of organizing assaults on communications, vitality, and oil and gasoline amenities in Venezuela. According to President Nicolas Maduro, western sanctions launched in opposition to Venezuela and focusing on the PDVSA and its subsidiaries are an try and seize its overseas belongings and forestall the agency from finishing transactions.


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