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Spanish court agrees to extradite Venezuela’s ex-spy chief to US

Spain’s High Court has ordered the extradition of former Venezuelan spy chief Hugo Carvajal to the United States. He is facing drug trafficking charges but denies the allegations.

Raeisi: Iran seeks to expand ties with Latin America

Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi says Tehran's policy is to develop relations with Latin American countries especially Venezuela.

Venezuela govt. halts negotiations with opposition

The Venezuelan government has suspended talks with Washington-backed opposition in Mexico City. It comes following the extradition of a Venezuelan envoy to the United States on Saturday.

Report: Three in four Venezuelans living in extreme poverty

Almost 77 percent of Venezuelans are now living in extreme poverty, according to a new study. Caracas has blamed Washington for keeping up its harsh sanctions against the Latin American nation which has been in political and economic turmoil.

Venezuela calls for an end to US sanctions

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called for the removal of all sanctions imposed by the United States against Caracas.

Venezuela reports another ‘terrorist attack’ on electrical system

Venezuela’s electrical system was targeted by another “terrorist attack” on Sunday, Minister of Electric Power Nestor Reverol announced, referring to power outages in the Caracas area and other parts of the country.

Iran Hails Venezuela Peace Talks in Norway

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has welcomed the initiative for peace talks between the Venezuelan government and opposition in Norway.

Iran Strongly Condemns US’ Coup Attempt in Venezuela

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the Islamic Republic strongly condemns the US’ attempt to stage a coup or take any military action in Venezuela, and the remarks made by American officials with the aim of provoking riot and violence in the country.

‘Maduro Should Recognise Yellow Vests as Legitimate French Gov’t’

Hossein Shariatmadari, a senior Iranian analyst and journalist, says it is time for the Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro to officially recognise the yellow vest movement as the French government.

Iranian, Turkish Top Diplomat Confer on Developments in Region, Venezuela

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed over the phone developments in the region and Venezuela.