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Venezuela blasts US Maduro indictment as 'coup'

PTI | Caracas | Updated: 27-03-2020 02:34 IST | Created: 27-03-2020 02:24 IST
Venezuela blasts US Maduro indictment as 'coup'
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Image Credit: ANI

Venezuela's foreign minister accused Washington of a coup attempt Thursday after the US Justice Department indicted President Nicolas Maduro for "narco-terrorism." Jorge Arreaza charged that President Donald Trump was "once more attacking the Venezuelan people and its democratic institutions, using a new form of coup d'etat based on miserable, vulgar and unfounded accusations." In an extremely rare criminal case against a foreign head of state, the Justice Department indicted Maduro and several of his top ministers after accusing him of leading a cocaine-trafficking group called "The Cartel of the Suns."

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