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Venezuela says U.S. spy captured near largest oil refinery complex

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 12, 2020
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday that a U.S. spy was captured while spying on the largest refining complex.
Cardon oil refinery
Venezuela   Cardon oil refinery
In a live broadcast on state television, Maduro said the man was arrested on Thursday in the northwest state of Falcon where he was spying on the Amuay and Cardon oil refineries.

Topics: Venezuela U.S.

They captured “a marine, who was serving as a marine on CIA bases in Iraq,” Maduro said. “He was captured with specialized weapons, he was captured with large amounts of cash, large amounts of dollars and other items.”

Maduro did not give further details, but said the detainee was giving a statement in custody.