VIDEO: Venezuelan people fill streets to protest US sanctions

TEHRAN, Aug. 11 (MNA) – Thousands of people came into streets of major Venezuelan cities on Saturday to voice protest against US sanctions imposed on the Latin American country. People are marching with posters and flags saying 'No More Trump'.

On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order blocking the assets of Venezuela’s government that fall within US jurisdiction, including those belonging to the country’s central bank and the PDVSA oil company. It also authorizes sanctions against anyone supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

Maduro vowed to send a letter to the United Nations, signed by millions of Venezuelan citizens, with a condemnation of the sanctions.

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