TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, during a meeting with officials at the Miraflores Palace on Monday, told US President Donald Trump to keep his hands off his country.

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Venezuelan President criticized the US government decision to place sanctions on CITGO, a subsidiary of the state oil company PDVSA and warned them against pursuing an interventionist policy in Venezuela.

Earlier on Monday, US National Security Adviser John Bolton and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced the measures against the company.

The sanctions follow the United States' decision to recognize National Assembly head Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim president.