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EU sanctions Venezuela

The European Union has announced a ban on arms sales to Venezuela with the aim of putting pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to take back recent anti-democratic moves.

The EU is also promoting a system that will help freeze the assets of unnamed senior Venezuelan officials and restrict their travel. Before the vote, Maduro warned against the sanctions.

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