BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 P.M.) – The White House issued a statement on Monday warning that “all options” were on the table in regards to Venezuela, the AFP News Agency reported.
Furthermore, the White House urged the Venezuelan military to accept a ‘peaceful’ transfer of power.
These warnings by the White House came just minutes after they announced that they were sanctioning the Venezuelan state-owned PDVSA oil firm.
Earlier in the day, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro slammed the recent statements by the E.U. and U.S., accusing them of attempting to overthrow his government.