Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the government will very soon activate the cryptocurrency payment method for citizens.
Cryptocurrencies in Venezuela
Payment with cryptocurrency will allow the use of new tools of "free national and international payments" for all banking operations, Maduro said at a television press conference, – according to Bloomberg.
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"The Minister of Finance and the Central Bank of Venezuela has new tools that we will activate very soon so that everyone can make banking operations, as well as national and international payments through the central bank accounts. Venezuela works in the world of cryptocurrencies," said Maduro.
- Last week, there were reports that the Venezuelan central bank is planning to add BTC and ETH.