Venezuela freezes relations with U.S. over Iran sanctions / Michael Hughes

Venezuela officially “froze” relations with the United States on Sunday according to a top diplomat from Hugo Chavez’s government. Venezuela is striking back after Washington levied sanctions against them for doing business with Iran – commerce the U.S. fears is financing Tehran’s nuclear program.

Venezuelan foreign minister Nicolas Maduroalso also indicated that reestablishing communications with the U.S. was "impossible".

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