Iran Says It Is Ready to Continue Fuel Shipments to Venezuela

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran will continue fuel shipments to Venezuela if Caracas requests more supplies, the Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday, despite Washington’s criticism of the trade between the two nations, which are both under U.S. sanctions.

U.S., Iran Approach Showdown Over Oil Tankers Headed for Venezuela

Trump admin weighs war against enforcing ‘max pressure’ on Iran, Venezuela

The United States "will not tolerate continued meddling" by Iran in Venezuelan affairs, a senior Trump administration official told the Washington Free Beacon, bringing nearer the possibility of a naval confrontation between the United States and Tehran over its shipment of oil to the heavily sanctioned Maduro regime.

U.S. Sanctions Five Venezuela Citizens

Venezuela flagWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States issued sanctions on Tuesday against five citizens of Venezuela, according to the Treasury Department website, increasing pressure on the government of socialist President Nicolas Maduro.

Top Venezuela Envoy: More Sanctions Coming to Squeeze Maduro Regime

Despite setbacks, frustration, Trump administration's Venezuela policy is making progress

Venezuelan President Nicolas MaduroThe Trump administration is readying several new salvos of sanctions on Venezuela and its regional enablers as top U.S. officials work on a range of fronts to topple the regime of Nicolás Maduro, according to the U.S. special representative for Venezuela, who told the Washington Free Beacon that despite frustrations and setbacks, the United States remains steadfast in its support of exiled opposition leader Juan Guaidó.