WASHINGTON – The US Treasury imposed sanctions on the son of the President of Venezuela and the policies Nicolas Maduro Jr. This is stated in the materials of the Department, published on Friday.

“Nicholas Ernesto Maduro from Caracas, born in January 1990, was added to the sanctions list,” the statement said.

“Maduro relies on his son Nicholas and others close to him to support his authoritarian regime to suppress the Venezuelan economy and people. The US Treasury will continue to consistently impose sanctions against relatives of Venezuelan officials thriving on corruption,” said Finance Minister Steven Mnuchin in a statement.