Venezuela deports three U.S. diplomats for opposition support

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The diplomats met students in local universities, BBC quotes Maduro. The reaction of the United States is unknown at the moment.

President Maduro made the statement a few hours after Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopes claimed that he would head a new protest action in Caracas streets regardless of the authorities’ intention to arrest him. The action is appointed for Tuesday, February 18.

Mass actions of government supporters and oppositionists started in Venezuela a few days go. Three people were killed during the dispersal of student protest actions last Wednesday.

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