Venezuela's move comes after EU foreign ministers agreed to sanction 19 Venezuelan officials a day earlier.
The US will have only nonvoting observer status on the council through the end of 2021, the officials said the administration intends to seek one of three full member seats currently held by Austria, Denmark and Italy.
Guaido boycotted the December 6 polls, losing the limited institutional legitimacy he had and leaving foreign governments backing his claim to the presidency in a difficult position.
Three UAE based companies are buying and shipping oil from Venezuela, a Latin American country facing harsh US sanctions since June last year.
Electoral board president says 67.6 percent of 5.2 million votes cast in Sunday's election were for pro-Maduro candidates with only 31 percent voter turnout.
Yulimar Rojas broke the women's indoor triple jump record, while Mondo Duplantis broke the world record in the men's pole vault twice.
An opposition coalition led by US-backed politician Juan Guaido is boycotting the vote and will hold a referendum over several days after the election.
A Venezuela judge sentenced five employees of Houston-based CITGO to prison terms of 8 years and 10 months, while one of them received a 13-year sentence after finding them guilty of corruption charges.
The US government in August seized 1.1 million barrels of fuel from four Iranian tankers that were en route to Venezuela. The fuel has since been sold, and officials say the proceeds will go to a special fund for victims of state-sponsored terrorism.
The Court of Appeals has set aside July's High Court judgement, which found that Britain's recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaido as "constitutional interim president of Venezuela" was conclusive.
The speech marks Nicolas Maduro’s return to the world stage after his absence last year as political tumult embroiled the country.
There was no immediate response by Maduro's government to the report, based on more than 270 interviews with victims, witnesses, former officials and lawyers, and confidential documents.
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