In discussing the question of oil sanctions against Venezuela, Tillerson is seeking to reduce its possible negative consequences for the population of the region
U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson on Monday held a private meeting with the President of Argentina Mauricio Macri in the framework of his tour of five countries in South America.
After meeting in an elegant residence on the Northern outskirts of Buenos Aires, Tillerson and him shook hands in the presence of journalists, then went on the closed negotiations.
Sunday Tillerson said during a meeting with leaders of the country raised the question about the possibility of oil sanctions against Venezuela in the name of ensuring “free and fair elections with the possibility of authentication of results.”
However, Tillerson also said that he wants to find ways to reduce the negative impact that sanctions can have on American oil companies, the citizens of Venezuela and other countries in the region that import Venezuelan oil.
“The situation in Venezuela becomes quite critical, so one of the aspects that should be taken into account in considering whether to impose oil sanctions is the impact they will have on the people of Venezuela, and whether this step to bring the situation to a speedy resolution,” said Tillerson.