The Venezuelan President urged member countries of OPEC together to create a platform for trade provided oil cryptocurrencies. Nicolas Maduro (Nicolas Maduro) announced its proposal on February 6 at a meeting with Mohammed Barkindo (Mohammed Barkindo), Secretary General of the Organization of countries-exporters of oil.
It is known that the composition of this organization included 14 countries: Algeria, Angola, Venezuela, Gabon, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Libya, Nigeria, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Ecuador and Equatorial Guinea.
President Maduro said: «I officially offer inbound and non-OPEC countries, to participate in the creation of a platform for trading cryptocurrencies provided oil».
On Tuesday, the management of Venezuela on the issues of crypto-currencies has shared new details about Petro Container – equipment for mining El Petro, which was previously announced by the Department. Petro Container you plan to use to promote mining in the educational institutions of the country.
Currently, according to official statements, Venezuela is preparing for pre-sales of own cryptocurrency scheduled for February 20. The main stage of sales will begin in March.
It is known that previously, President Maduro proposed to the countries of the Alliance of Latin America and the Caribbean (ALBA) to unite efforts in the creation of El Petro.