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Venezuelan President's Anti-US Accusations Seen as Campaign Rhetorici
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March 19, 2013 8:39 PM
Venezuela's Acting President Nicolas Maduro has been making unsubstantiated accusations against Washington, also accusing the United States of plotting to kill Venezuela's opposition candidate for president. As VOA's Brian Padden reports, Maduro's allegations are being interpreted as campaign rhetoric for now. But there is growing concern they could incite political violence and further damage relations with the United States.

Venezuelan President's Anti-US Accusations Seen as Campaign Rhetoric

Published March 19, 2013

Venezuela's Acting President Nicolas Maduro has been making unsubstantiated accusations against Washington, also accusing the United States of plotting to kill Venezuela's opposition candidate for president. As VOA's Brian Padden reports, Maduro's allegations are being interpreted as campaign rhetoric for now. But there is growing concern they could incite political violence and further damage relations with the United States.


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