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Trump, CIA to Maduro: "Step Down"---Imposes Sanctions

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Trump Hits Venezuela with New Sanctions as CIA Chief Plugs Intervention

The United States government has imposed new sanctions against thirteen high-level Venezuelan officials in the run-up to elections to select candidates for a National Constituent Assembly (ANC) on July 30.

opposed by the opposition and international right-wing governments – including the US – who have said the only solution to the current impasse is for the elected leftist government to step down.

CIA Director Mike Pompeo commented that the US was “hopeful about a transition” in Venezuela and revealed that he had held talks on the issue with the Mexican and Colombian governments  

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