Venezuela Criticises Joint U.S.-Guyana Naval Exercises

The World Court in December ruled that it has jurisdiction to hear a dispute between Guyana and Venezuela over the course of their land border, which may ultimately determine which has rights to certain offshore oil and gas fields.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Venezuela on Monday, January 11th, criticized joint naval exercises by the United States and Guyana, with which it has a territorial dispute.

Vice President Delcy Rodriguez told a news conference that the manoeuvres were an attempt by the outgoing Trump administration to “create provocations, threats.”

The Pentagon did not immediately reply to a request for comment.

The World Court in December ruled that it has jurisdiction to hear a dispute between Guyana . . .

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