National Security Adviser John Bolton made the statement, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump said Russia "has to get out" of Venezuela, and following the recent arrival of Russian military personnel there.
If Vladimir Putin decides to establish or expand any kind of operations there, the United States would consider the move to be a "direct threat" to worldwide peace, Reuters reported.
According to Guaido, Maduro is paying Russian troops in gold for their presence in the country.
Venezuela has also been mired in a political crisis as dozens of nations have recognized Juan Guaido, the head of Venezuela's National Assembly, as the country's rightful leader, arguing Maduro's 2018 re-election was illegitimate.
The White House on Friday warned Russian Federation and other countries backing President Nicolas Maduro against sending troops and military equipment to Venezuela, saying the United States would view such actions as a "direct threat" to the region's security.
"This looks like a real opportunity and we think it is a response to the efforts that interim president Guaido has been making", said the envoy, Elliott Abrams.
Earlier this year, the Trump administration slapped sanctions on state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela, known as PDVSA, to try to cut off revenues to Maduro.
Washington is particularly keen to end deliveries of gasoline and refined products used to dilute Venezuela's heavy crude oil to make it suitable for export. Trump added that Moscow is well-aware of the US stance.
Electricity has slowly been restored following a blackout on Monday that left most of Venezuela's 24 states without power.
"Thank you all for making Venezuela your cause because today Venezuela is a cause of humanity, life or death, liberty or dictatorship and it's an act of humanity to such a level that Venezuela has united the world, even Democrats and Republicans, for the same cause", Rosales told members of the Florida congressional delegation in Spanish on Wednesday on Capitol Hill.
Rocca added that the Red Cross would consider delivering aid now being stored on the Colombian and Brazilian sides of the border with Venezuela, as long as it meets the protocols of the humanitarian organization.
The Red Cross "can never accept interference from other actors", Rocca added, saying that Venezuela was a deeply polarized country and it was vital that no one take advantage of the aid.
When asked by Rep. Salud Carbajal whether the White House intends to use the USA military to resolve the situation in Venezuela, Shanahan told the California Democrat, "That's not my understanding".
Modi went on to assure that these ASAT missiles will not be used for destructive purposes, but only for security and defence. In an unexpected address to the nation Wednesday, Modi called it a major breakthrough in the country's space capability.
And Stephen Lynch, the MA congressman, suggested investigations of Trump could continue well beyond Mueller's purview. Attorney John Huber to review a range of Republican grievances, including concerns about the FISA warrant.
Meanwhile, The New York Times is also reporting that Abrams is being considered as an early choice for running mate, with Sen. Biden served as vice president from 2009 to 2017 under former President Barack Obama.
Lyft embarked on an investor roadshow last week that saw company officials meet with prospective investors from across the U.S. Lyft's revenue was US$2.16 billion for 2018, double the previous year's and far higher than US$343 million in 2016.
The proposed stimulus program calls for virtual elimination by 2030 of greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming. Lee said, "I reacted to the [idea] that some have suggested that people shouldn't have children in light of climate change".
The news came after he had visited with Dallas and he will fill a void with the departure of slot receiver Cole Beasley . The Cowboys got even younger and guys who weren't on the team the previous year became significant contributors.
The public can't be asked to rely on what amounts to a Trump administration news release to make its judgments. Barr was never going to find Trump guilty of obstruction, and he seemed eager to stop Congress from doing so.
Trump has been investigated for nearly two years, following suspicions that he or his team had improper ties to Moscow. Trump maintained Wednesday that there was "no collusion" between his presidential campaign and Russian Federation .
Spain's Jon Rahm, the No. 2 seed, was even more convincing in his 7 and 5 win over South Korea's Si Woo Kim (54). Former champion Jason Day has been eliminated from Match Play after his second-round loss to Henrik Stenson .
He added: "Thank you President Trump!" Angering Palestinians and drawing worldwide concern, Trump broke with decades of U.S. But little more than a statement from the president or secretary of state is necessary to secure the major US policy shift.
The Syracuse basketball squad and the Baylor Bears will square off LATE tonight (9:57 p.m. tip-off expected on the east coast). Howard also led the team with 1.5 steals per game playing atop coach Jim Boeheim's vaunted 2-3 zone defense.
This scoreline will give them plenty of confidence, but the hat-trick will have done Sterling the world of good. Manchester United have joined the race to land Chelsea forward Callum Hudson-Odoi in the summer.
The news comes following Trump's tweet that the USA could recognise the contested Golan Heights region as a part of Israel. Netanyahu is to be in Washington for two days next week - two weeks before Israel's April 9 ballot.
The Trump administration has rallied behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the veteran right-winger faces a tough election. Hamas-backed attacks in the Israeli-occupied West Bank would also cease, the official said. "Every week they say that".
Congress had approved a resolution annulling the national emergency that Trump declared at the U.S. -Mexico border in February. Tuesday's vote seems certain to fail, which means his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border would stand.
WeChat Pay, Tencent Holdings' (00700.HK) mobile payment service, is earning billions of yuan in China from transaction fees alone. Consumers will be encouraged to use the Apple Card to pay for Apple services, which will give them 3 percent Daily Cash rewards .
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said it was impossible for Turkey to accept the USA decision on the Golan Heights. A Foreign Ministry spokesman added: "Trump does not have the right or the legal authority to legitimize the occupation".
Ambassador to Israel David Friedman also invoked Omar, telling the crowd that it would always do what is needed to defend Israel. She drew condemnation in February, even from fellow Democrats, after she implied that Jewish politicians in the USA were bought.
After the update, the system will rely on data from more than one sensor before it automatically pushes the plane's nose lower. On the Lion Air crash , it was discovered that the system pushed the nose of the plane down a number of times before impact.
He now owns a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts franchise in Atlanta and previously owned 27 Five Guys Burgers and Fries franchises. In addition, O'Neal will enter into a marketing agreement to be an ambassador for the Papa John's brand.
Maybe the Cardinals would have a prayer against Duke since they've already come close to upsetting the best team in the country. Virginia is the team that made history last season by becoming the first No. 1 seed to lose in the first round.
He said the arrest of Nirav Modi only "prove" that the country is in safe hands under the leadership of the prime minister. While applying for the bail, Nirav Modi told the Westminster Court, "I have demonstrated keenness to fully cooperate".