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Pence says U.S. to sanction 34 vessels in new blow against Venezuelan government

 Pence says U.S. to sanction 34 vessels in new blow against Venezuelan government

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The United States will impose sanctions on 34 vessels owned or operated by Venezuelan state-run oil firm PDVSA, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday, in a new blow against the government.

The United States will also sanction two additional companies that transport Venezuelan crude to Cuba, Pence said in a speech in Houston.

(Reporting By Steve Holland; editing by Grant McCool)

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Updated Date: Apr 06, 2019 01:05:57 IST

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