MOSCOW, March 1. /TASS/. Venezuela will undertake lawful steps to pursue its right to protection and return of its assets from other countries, Executive Vice President of the country Delcy Rodriguez said on Friday at a press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
"Venezuela will undertake lawful steps in order to warrant our right to protection, proceedings and return of our lawful assets and lawful interests in countries, where it is required," she said.
"The West is excluding itself from life of the global community because it makes attempts now to sabotage the international community’s life," Rodriguez said. "The whole range of countries, acting from the position of respect of the international law, is struggling against that, strengthening bilateral relations," the politician noted. "You know what is happening with oil assets of Venezuela located in the United States and other countries that show antipathy towards Venezuela, deprive it of assets and financial resources. In particular, we can recall the UK government that decided to pocket Venezuelan gold through the Bank of England," she added.