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Venezuela's Maduro accuses U.S. of plotting to assassinate him

Venezuela's Maduro accuses U.S. of plotting to assassinate him
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a news conference at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela December 12, 2018. REUTERS/Marco Bello   -   Copyright  MARCO BELLO(Reuters)
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday said that the United States is seeking to assassinate him in order to create a dictatorship in the South American nation.

Maduro frequently accuses Washington of seeking to overthrow him, which U.S. officials deny.

(Reporting by Caracas newsroom)

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