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    Maduro Accuses US of Allowing CIA to Carry Out ‘Terrorist’ Actions in Venezuela

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    Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro claims that US President Donald Trump's administration gave its approval to the Central Intelligence Agency () to carry out recent “covert and terrorist operations” against an array of targets in the country.

    “They have given the CIA the green light to come with direct agents to covert and terrorist operations against oil, electricity, military, electoral targets and other dirty covert actions like those used by the CIA,” he told state television in Spanish on Tuesday, speaking of the Trump administration.  

    Following an investigation into the matter, the Venezuelan president claimed that the spy, who was arrested alongside three others in Falcón State, served as a communications operator at a CIA base in between 2006 and 2016. 

    Maduro Takes Aim at US DEA 

    “It has placed the DEA as the operator agency of the attack against Venezuela, what is today is not that the DEA is involved with the Colombian drug trafficking group to attack Venezuela, the new thing is that they have approved that the CIA get involved in operations terrorist attacks against Venezuela,” he stated on Tuesday. 

    Earlier this year, a group of 13 individuals were captured by Venezuelan security forces. Two of the 13 detainees were later identified as US citizens Luke Denman and Airan Barry. 

    A testimony published soon after showed a detainee claiming the group was made up of…

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