President Maduro described it as an act of piracy and theft of gold retention in Britain

Caracas.- The President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro, described Wednesday as an act of “piracy and theft”, a decision made by a British court to ignore the legitimate authority of the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) and prevent Venezuelan authorities from using its gold reserves held in the Bank of England.

“Venezuela must know that it is an act of piracy and theft, and the world must know that there is no legal certainty in London or at the Bank of England, that at any moment any country or central bank in the world can steal its reserves. the real truth,” said the Venezuelan head of state.

In a statement broadcast by Venezolana de Televisión, the National President emphasized that, following the court’s decision, the lack of legal certainty in the European country was evident.

“There is no legal certainty, there is no respect for the law. The gold in the British vault belongs to the Central Bank of Venezuela, and belongs to all Venezuelans. We will continue to fight. will continue to protest to restore state assets,” he stressed.

“One day the truth will come, and that wealth, those assets, that gold, those planes belonging to the Venezuelan state, will be restored,” he added.

It should be borne in mind that, following the UK court’s decision, the BCV announced that it would go to all international agencies to appeal the action.

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