Venezuelan Vice President Dulce Rodriguez said his country's authorities had decided to close three transit bridges on the border with Colombia.
Rodriguez wrote a small article on his Twitter social networking site: "The Bolivarian government informed the population of its decision to close it completely and temporarily, bridges, Simon Bolivar, Santander and Uunion, against the background of the serious and illegal threats by the Colombian government against the safety and sovereignty of Venezuela ".
"The Venezuelan government gives all the guarantees necessary to secure a safe border for the Venezuelan and Colombian people once the flagrant acts of violence against our people and land are taken over," he added.
The opposition in Venezuela, has announced earlier, that the delivery of humanitarian aid to the country will begin on February 23. The assistance centers are located in Colombian Cucuta, the Brazilian state of Ruraima, and on the island of Curaçao. In no way did the Government of Maduro intend to allow it access to the territory of the country, and the Venezuelan authorities had already closed the maritime border with the Lesser Antilles.
On Thursday, the Russian Foreign Ministry refused to politicize the delivery of humanitarian aid to Venezuela, saying that the delivery of aid must be carried out in accordance with international law and through the United Nations Office in Caracas.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has refused to accept international aid as a "pretext" for a US-led military intervention, saying Venezuela does not need charity. If they want to help, put an end to the siege and sanctions.
Trump, earlier from Miami, told Venezuelan immigrants "his strict warnings to the Venezuelan army" and urged them to accept President Juan Guido's proposal for amnesty. In his speech, Trump also said the United States was seeking "to ensure a peaceful transition of power, but we are considering other options."
Venezuelan opposition parliament speaker Juan Guido on January 23 declared himself president of a transitional period and held new presidential elections.
While the United States and a number of countries to recognize the demand of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, not to use violence against the opposition. For his part, Maduro declared that he is the legitimate president of the country, describing the speaker of parliament and the opposition as "puppet in the hands of the United States." While Russia, China, Turkey, Mexico and Bolivia supported Maduro's legitimacy