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U.S. Charges Venezuelan Industry Minister Of Violating Sanctions

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Published on March 8, 2019 - Duration: 00:42s

U.S. Charges Venezuelan Industry Minister Of Violating Sanctions

The U.S. government on Friday announced criminal charges against a top official in Venezuela.

Reuters reports the US has accused Venezuela’s industry minister Tareck Zaidan El Aissami Maddah of violating sanctions imposed two years ago, when the official was accused of drug trafficking.

The US said he evaded sanctions by hiring U.S. companies to provide private jet services.

Venezuelan businessman Samark Jose Lopez Bello, who was also sanctioned by the U.S.

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U.S. Charges Venezuelan Industry Minister Of Violating Sanctions

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