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PREMIUM: Venezuelan technology plan may lean on Iran

27th November 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by Wilder Alejandro Sanchez in Washington DC


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Will the arms export ambitions of an emboldened Iran converge with Maduro's plans to develop the Venezuelan defence industry?

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced in a 19 November speech that his country aims to manufacture its own UAVs and aircraft, but grainy footage on state TV (pictured) suggests that Iran may also be assisting this quest.

Maduro boasted that Venezuela ‘will even export drones, will be made with Venezuelan ...

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