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Venezuela's Maduro calls U.S. sanctions on oil company illegal: RIA

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with members of the Venezuelan diplomatic corp after their arrival from the United States, at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela January 28, 2019. Miraflores Palace/Handout via REUTERS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday called U.S. sanctions imposed on Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA this week illegal, Russian RIA news agency reported.

Caracas is taking all efforts to stabilize the Venezuelan economy, Maduro was quoted as saying by RIA.

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Michael Perry

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