US State Dept Revoked Visas of Over 250 Venezuelans Tied to President Maduro

# 07:41
8 March 2019

The US State Department has revoked the visas of more than 250 Venezuelan government officials and their family members over their support for President Nicolas Maduro, spokesperson Robert Palladino said during a press briefing on Thursday, ONA reports quoting sputniknews.


"To date more than 250 is the number," Palladino said when asked to clarify a recent comment by US Vice President Mike Pence.


On Wednesday, Pence said the State Department will revoke another 77 visas from individuals with ties to Maduro.


Palladino noted that the 77 visa revocations mentioned by Pence are included in the more than 250 he mentioned.