Chavez Threatens to Stop Oil to US

CARACAS – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has threatened to cut oil supplies to the United States (US), as part of the ‘economic war’. It would do if Exxon Mobil Corp. wins court ruling to seize billions of dollars in assets Venezuela.Sebelumnya, Exxon Mobil Corp to freeze assets worth USD12 billion (Rp110 trillion) which is controlled by the government of Venezuela through PDVSA, one of the state of Venezuela in charge of oil drilling in a number of countries in the world, Friday, February 8 this lalu.Kebijakan Exxon taken in reaction to the attitude of Venezuela who refused pay for the shares purchased in June last under the instructions of President Hugo Chavez, after an instruction of the courts of England and Belanda.Jika you continue freezing (Venezuelan assets) and harm us, we will hurt you as well, Chavez said in his weekly radio and television programs, as quoted by the Associated Press, Monday (02/11/2008) .Halo, the President, he said. Do you know how? We’re not going to send oil to the United States. Take note, Mr. Bush, Mr. Berbahaya.Chavez has repeatedly threatened to halt oil shipments to the United States, which is Venezuela’s number one client, if Washington attempted to overthrow dia.Saya speak to the US empire. Because the host, continue and you will see that we will not send one drop of oil to the US empire, Chávez spoke kembali.Juru Exxon Mobil Margaret Ross declined to comment on Chavez threat. While the US spokesman in Caracas did not answer the phone when they want to be interviewed.

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