Venezuela Expels 3 US Consular Officials

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro announced that he had ordered the expulsion of three US consular officials who he accused of conspiring against his government.

Maduro did not identify the officials, but said the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry would give more details later, AFP reported.

“It’s a group of US functionaries who are in the universities. We’ve been watching them having meetings in the private universities for two months. They work in visas,” Maduro said in a nationally televised broadcast.

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