It also restricts the bond negotiation that the Venezuelan State has, as well as the payment of dividends for them.
The White House said the measures were "carefully calibrated" to put financial pressure on the government of President Nicolas Maduro.
"Russia has condemned violence, interference in the decisions of our Government, our people and of course condemning all threats, great ally of our country", he tweeted.
Venezuela's economy has been collapsing even as Maduro's government has lashed out at the USA, with Maduro's son even threatening violence against Trump.
Faria added that the second shipment will depart soon, reiterating that the continued support from Russian Federation amid United States sanctions and threats shows support for the Bolivarian people's rights and respect for its Constitution. They also exempt transactions with PDVSA's US subsidiary, Citgo. The executive order also allows debt financing for exports of food, medicine and other humanitarian goods.
In June, the investment bank Goldman Sachs had been shown the finger by the venezuelan opposition for having bought bonds issued by PDVSA, bringing a breath of oxygen to the government of Maduro. Several prominent opposition mayors have also been removed or ordered arrested by the pro-government supreme court. Earlier this week, Vice-President Mike Pence traveled to Florida to meet with Venezuelan exiles.
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The dollar index last stood at 93.101 .dxy , having retreated from a three-week high of 94.145 set last Wednesday . In Europe, London's FTSE 100 was up 0.7 percent to 7,370 while Germany's DAX rose 0.7 percent, too, to 12,155.
"The birthright of the Venezuelan people has always been and will always be libertad", he wrote, using the Spanish word for "freedom".
Maduro accused the United States of imposing a "financial blockade" on Venezuela earlier this week. But it's unclear how quickly the impact on the streets will be felt.
Del Pino will soon go on a series of foreign trips to strengthen alliances ahead of a meeting of heads of state which will seek accords on oil and gas prices, President Nicolas Maduro said on state television.
On Friday, journalists were invited to a shooting range at Caracas' main military base to watch as troops taught a handful of civilian government supporters how to fire assault weapons.
Earlier this month, Muchacho made headlines when he called U.S. military intervention in Venezuela "inevitable". He noted the sanctions already imposed recently and said "there's more to come". But by making it harder for Venezuela to raise cash, the country's oil production, already at the lowest level in more than two decades, is likely to fall further.