Venezuela Navy actions in Guyana – state department release

Press Statement

Robert Palladino
Deputy Spokesperson
Washington, DC
December 23, 2018

On December 22, the Venezuelan Navy aggressively stopped ExxonMob‎il contracted vessels operating under an oil exploration agreement with the Cooperative Republic of Guyana in its Exclusive Economic Zone.

We underscore that Guyana has the sovereign right to explore and exploit resources in its Exclusive Economic Zone. We call on Venezuela to respect international law and the rights of its neighbors.

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