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Maduro calls for return of Venezuela's gold from Bank of England
From Agence France-Presse, Paris
via Yahoo News, Sunnyvale, California
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called on Britain to return "more than 80 tons of gold" reserves deposited in London instead of sending humanitarian aid, in an interview with the BBC.
Venezuela is in the midst of an economic crisis as millions of people face shortages of basic necessities such as food and medicines.
But Maduro refuses to allow in aid sent by the United States to alleviate the crisis.
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The socialist leader told the BBC, according to a transcript made public today, that his country may have gold reserves weighing 80 tons or more deposited at the Bank of England.
Maduro, who faces a challenge to his authority back home from opposition leader Juan Guaido, said the gold is "legally Venezuela's -- it belongs to the Central Bank of Venezuela."
Maduro says the US has frozen $10 billion in Venezuelan accounts through its sanctions. ...
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