US imposes sanctions on Venezuelan central bank

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The US Treasury imposed sanctions on the Central Bank of Venezuela on April 17, it announced.

The Treasury’s office of foreign assets control (Ofac) added the central bank and its director, Iliana Josefa Ruzza Terán, to the list of Venezuelan organisations and people under sanctions in January.

As a result, “all property and interests in property of this entity and individual (…) that are in the United States or in the possession or control of US persons are blocked and must be reported to

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