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Spain Agrees to Sell Military Equipment to Venezuela

HeadlineApr 01, 2005

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero announced on Wednesday that his country would sell more than $1.3 billion worth of military equipment to Venezuela, risking harsh criticism from the US. Zapatero made the decision during a visit to Venezuela earlier this week, where he joined a summit of Latin American leaders, including the presidents of Colombia and Brazil, Alvaro Uribe and Inacio Lula da Silva.

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