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Venezuela Blasts “Illegal” US Sanctions Against VP

Venezuelan Vice-President Tarek El Aissami. (Archive)

Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry called the move an “unprecedented act” that “flagrantly violates international law”. 

 

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Venezuela Faces Down Rebuke at UN, Possible New Sanctions

Venezuela has clashed with Paraguay over human rights at the UNHRC forum in Geneva. (EFE)

A group of 29 countries called for the Venezuelan government and opposition to engage in renewed national dialogue Thursday, amid calls for more US sanctions against the South American country.

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Obama Renews Decree Calling Venezuela a 'Threat'

US President Barack Obama initially signed the executive decree in March 2015 (telesur)

U.S. President Barack Obama renewed Thursday an executive order issued last March that declared Venezuela “an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States.”

 

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