Delegates from over 50 countries meet in Lima over Venezuela crisis

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Handout photo released by the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs of a general view of the International Conference for Democracy in Venezuela in Lima on August 6, 2019. – Washington warned third parties on Tuesday to avoid doing business with the Venezuelan regime of Nicolas Maduro, as delegates from some 60 countries met in Lima to discuss ways of ending the crisis in South American nation. (Photo by HO / Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs / AFP)

Venezuela is blasting a U.S. decision to freeze all its government assets.

The new executive order by U.S. President Donald Trump – bans Americans from doing business with President Nicolas Maduro’s government.

The move comes as Peru holds an international conference on Venezuela.

CGTN’s Dan Collyns reports.