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US urges Venezuela army to accept 'peaceful' power transfer

US urges Venezuela army to accept 'peaceful' power transferThe United States urged Venezuela’s military Monday to accept a “peaceful” transfer of power as it ramped up the pressure on embattled leader Nicolas Maduro with a raft of sanctions on state oil company PDVSA. President Donald Trump has recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president, sparking a standoff with Maduro who until now has retained the crucial backing of military leaders in Caracas.



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